Heise Family History

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Heise Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of the personal name Heidrich. Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Haiso.

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


Similar surnames: Heis, Heine, Heese, Heiss, Meise, Heide, Leise, Heit, Hees, Heisel

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Heise Family Origin

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Heise Family Occupations

What did your Heise ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bank Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Heise. 12% of Heise men worked as a Bank Clerk and 24% of Heise women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heise were Directory Of Steamship Company (retired) and Comptometer Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bank Clerk
    12%
  • Coal Merchank Salesma
    12%
  • Dairy Roundsman Heavy W
    12%
  • Directory Of Steamship Company (retired)
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    24%
  • Unpaid Hd
    16%
  • Companion Help
    8%
  • Comptometer Operator
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Heise Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Heise. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heise census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Heise. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Heise. For the veterans among your Heise ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heise Life Expectancy

What is the average Heise lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Heise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Heise in 1944 was 28, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heise

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heise ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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