Heyl Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Heinrich (see Henry 1).

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


Similar surnames: Heil, Hell, Hehl, Herl, Hey, Hegel, Fey, Heis, Heyd, Gell

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Heyl Family Origin

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Heyl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heyl. A less common occupation for the Heyl family was Keeping House. The most common Heyl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Heyl's were Farmers.

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Heyl Historical Records

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Heyl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Heyl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Heyl in 1960 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heyl

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