Heyn Family History

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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

What did your Heyn ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Independant

  • Retired Merchant

  • Ship Broker


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

Heyn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Heyn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heyn 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Heyn. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Heyn. For the veterans among your Heyn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heyn Life Expectancy

What is the average Heyn lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heyn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heyn 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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