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Heggen Family History

Heggen Name Meaning
Dutch: patronymic from Hegge.Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, either from the dative singular of hegg ‘bird cherry (tree)’ or from Old Norse Heggvin (see Hegge).

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

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6,982 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
624 Military Records
985 Immigration Records
3,836 Census and Voter Lists
7,878 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Heggen Families

  • Number of Heggen families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Heggen families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Heggen families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Heggen Family Origin

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Heggen Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Heggen

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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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Heggen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Heggen census records

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Military Service by Heggen

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