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Heer Family History

Heer Name Meaning
Frisian: from the Germanic personal name Hero, a short form of compound names with the first element hari, heri ‘army’, as, for instance, Hermann.North German and Dutch: equivalent of Herr.

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

96,100 Historical Documents with Heer on Ancestry.com
29,212 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,824 Military Records
2,884 Immigration Records
10,194 Census and Voter Lists
42,986 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Heer Families

  • Number of Heer families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Heer families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Heer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Heer census records

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Heer Family Origin

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Heer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Heer families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Heer

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Heer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Heer census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Heer ancestors, such as occupation.

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Heer Civil War Service Records

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