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Heider Family History

Heider Name Meaning
German: topographic name for a heath dweller, a variant of Heide + the -er suffix denoting an inhabitant; or a habitational name for someone from any of the various places called Heide or Heidau (named with the same term); the place name is common in Silesia, Saxony, and Bohemia.

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

58,733 Historical Documents with Heider on Ancestry.com
21,666 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,852 Military Records
2,676 Immigration Records
9,732 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Heider Families

  • Number of Heider families
     24 - 46
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Heider families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Heider last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Heider census records

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Heider Family Origin

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Heider Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Heider

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Heider Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Heider census records

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Heider Civil War Service Records

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