Heis Name Meaning

South German (Bavarian and Swabian): from a short form of the personal name Matheis (see Matthias). North German: variant of Heise.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Heiss, Heil, Reis, Meis, Hess, Heims, Hees, Heise, Hein, Heit

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Heis Family Origin

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Heis Family Occupations

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  • Laundress

    100%

In 1881, the most common Heis occupation in the UK was Laundress. 100% of Heis's were Laundresss.

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Heis Historical Records

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Heis Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Heis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Heis in 1961 was 54, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heis

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