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Heger Family History

Heger Name Meaning
German: occupational name for a forest warden, from an agent derivative of Middle High German hegen ‘to mind, take care (of)’.North German: status name denoting a minor tenant, Middle Low German heger. JXE.

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

54,499 Historical Documents with Heger on Ancestry.com
26,406 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,294 Military Records
2,706 Immigration Records
6,429 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Heger Families

  • Number of Heger families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Heger families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Heger last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Heger census records

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Heger Family Origin

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Heger Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Heger

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Heger Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Heger census records

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Heger Civil War Service Records

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