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Heikens Family History

Heikens Name Meaning

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

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4,269 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
60 Military Records
103 Immigration Records
902 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Heikens Families

  • Number of Heikens families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Heikens families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Heikens last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Heikens census records

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Heikens Family Origin

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Heikens Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Heikens

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Heikens Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Heikens census records

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Military Service by Heikens

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