Heyn Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant spelling of Hein.

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


Similar surnames: Heyne, Henn, Heyd, Hayn, Heys, Heun, Meyn, Heye, Hern, Hehn

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Heyn Family Origin

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Heyn Family Occupations

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  • Independant

    33%
  • Retired Merchant

    33%
  • Ship Broker

    33%

In 1881, Independant and Retired Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Heyn. A less common occupation for the Heyn family was Ship Broker. The most common Heyn occupation in the UK was Independant. 33% of Heyn's were Independants.

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Heyn Historical Records

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Heyn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Heyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Heyn in 1943 was 39, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heyn

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