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Hein Family History

Hein Name Meaning
German, Dutch, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a short form of the Germanic personal name Heinrich (see Henry 1).

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

312,192 Historical Documents with Hein on Ancestry.com
99,244 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
25,718 Military Records
14,186 Immigration Records
51,550 Census and Voter Lists
121,494 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hein Families

  • Number of Hein families
     92 - 181
     31 - 91
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hein families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hein families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hein census records

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Hein Family Origin

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Hein Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Hein

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Hein Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hein census records

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Hein Civil War Service Records

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