Heye Family History

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Heye Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire and Lancashire): variant of Hey 1. Dutch, Frisian, and North German: variant of Hey 4.

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

Similar surnames: Haye, Hey, Heys, Heyer, Heyne, Heyse, Beye, Heyn, Heyes, Heyde

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Heye Family Origin

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Heye Family Occupations

What did your Heye ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heye occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Heye's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heye family was Liquor Dealer. Farmer, Furniture Maker and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heye.

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  • Farmer

  • Furniture Maker

  • Bookkeeper

  • Liquor Dealer


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

Heye Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Heye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heye 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Heye. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Heye. For the veterans among your Heye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heye Life Expectancy

What is the average Heye lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Heye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Heye in 1962 was 68, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heye 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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