Heitmann Family History

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Heitmann Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Danish: topographic name for someone who lived on a heath from Middle Low German heide ‘heath’, ‘moor’ + mann ‘man’ (see Heid).

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

Similar surnames: Heilmann, Heidemann, Heitzmann, Heckmann, Heitland, Heimann, Hellmann

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Heitmann Family Origin

Where is the Heitmann family from?

Heitmann Family Occupations

What did your Heitmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Heitmann occupation in the UK was Licensed Victualles. 20% of Heitmann's were Licensed Victualless. Licensed Victualles, Retired Lic Victl and Sugar Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heitmann. A less common occupation for the Heitmann family was Tailor.

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  • Licensed Victualles

  • Retired Lic Victl

  • Sugar Baker

  • Tailor


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Heitmann ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Heitmann Historical Records

What Heitmann family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Heitmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heitmann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Heitmann

Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Heitmann. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Heitmann. For the veterans among your Heitmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heitmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Heitmann lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Heitmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Heitmann in 1951 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heitmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heitmann 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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