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Heist Family History

Heist Name Meaning
German: habitational name for someone from a place so named near Hamburg.

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

56,378 Historical Documents with Heist on Ancestry.com
12,658 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,074 Military Records
888 Immigration Records
10,343 Census and Voter Lists
30,415 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Heist Families

  • Number of Heist families
     90 - 177
     31 - 89
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Heist families
     98 - 193
     33 - 97
     1 - 32
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Heist families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Heist census records

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Heist Family Origin

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Heist Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Heist

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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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Heist Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Heist census records

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Heist Civil War Service Records

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