Heyden Family History

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Heyden Name Meaning

variant spelling of Heiden 2. topographic name shortened from von der Heyden ‘of the heath’ (see Heid 1).

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


Similar surnames: Heiden, Heyde, Hyden, Hedden, Leyden, Heyd, Heide, Hayden, Shelden

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Heyden Family Origin

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Heyden Family Occupations

What did your Heyden ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Heyden. 4% of Heyden men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Heyden women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heyden were Army Officer (retired) and Ad Machinie Opera

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    4%
  • Postman
    4%
  • Aoot Foreman Underwear Cws Hosiery Factory
    2%
  • Army Officer (retired)
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    51%
  • Housekeeper
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Ad Machinie Opera
    2%

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

Heyden Historical Records

What Heyden family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Heyden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heyden 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Heyden. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Heyden. For the veterans among your Heyden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heyden Life Expectancy

What is the average Heyden lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Heyden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Heyden in 1949 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heyden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heyden 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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