Heying Family History

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Heying Name Meaning

German (Westphalia): from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with hagi ‘enclosure’, ‘fenced area’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Bering, Herring, Helin, Hoving, Oeding, Heine, Heino, Haling, Eyring

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Heying Family Origin

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Heying Family Occupations

What did your Heying ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Heying. 31% of Heying men worked as a Farmer and 37% of Heying women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heying were Farming and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    14%
  • Farming
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    37%
  • Servant
    11%
  • Maid
    11%
  • Bookkeeper
    11%

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

Heying Historical Records

What Heying family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Heying. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heying 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 171 immigration records available for the last name Heying. 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 701 military records available for the last name Heying. For the veterans among your Heying ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heying Life Expectancy

What is the average Heying lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Heying life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Heying in 1956 was 61, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heying 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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