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Heyn Family History

Heyn Name Meaning
German and Dutch: variant spelling of Hein.

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

34,231 Historical Documents with Heyn on Ancestry.com
10,833 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,839 Military Records
2,997 Immigration Records
5,099 Census and Voter Lists
11,463 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Heyn Families

  • Number of Heyn families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Heyn families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Heyn last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Heyn census records

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Heyn Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Heyn families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Heyn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Heyn families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Heyn

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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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Heyn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Heyn census records

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Heyn Civil War Service Records

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