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Heishman Family History

Heishman Name Meaning
German (Heischmann): habitational name for someone from a place called Heisch in Holstein.

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

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4,813 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
678 Military Records
72 Immigration Records
2,884 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Heishman Families

  • Number of Heishman families
     20 - 38
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Heishman families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Heishman last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Heishman Family Origin

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Heishman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Heishman

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Heishman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Heishman census records

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Heishman Civil War Service Records

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