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Himmelreich Family History

Himmelreich Name Meaning
German: humorous topographic name, from a place so named as being at a high altitude, from Middle High German himel ‘heaven’ + rich(e) ‘empire’.Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Himmel ‘heaven’ + Reich ‘empire’.

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

11,509 Historical Documents with Himmelreich on Ancestry.com
4,240 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
728 Military Records
499 Immigration Records
1,704 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Himmelreich Families

  • Number of Himmelreich families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Himmelreich families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Himmelreich last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Himmelreich census records

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Himmelreich Family Origin

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Himmelreich Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Himmelreich

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Himmelreich Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Himmelreich census records

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Himmelreich Civil War Service Records

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