Heyman Family History

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Heyman Name Meaning

English: variant of Hayman. Dutch: variant of Hey 2. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Heiman. Respelling of German Heymann.

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

Similar surnames: Herman, Heymann, Hyman, Neyman, Hayman, Eyman, Hetman, Helman, Weyman

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Heyman Family Origin

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Heyman Family Occupations

What did your Heyman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Heyman family was Chocolate Maker. Agricultural Labourer, Boot & Shoe Maker and Cap Manftr (Umbrella) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heyman. The most common Heyman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Heyman's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Cap Manftr (Umbrella)

  • Chocolate Maker


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

Heyman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Heyman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heyman 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Heyman. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Heyman. For the veterans among your Heyman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heyman Life Expectancy

What is the average Heyman lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Heyman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Heyman in 1949 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heyman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heyman 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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