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Heersink Family History

Heersink Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Meerdink, Herink, Herrick, Herring, Helsing, Herling, Geurink, Hering

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Where is the Heersink family from?

You can see how Heersink families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heersink family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Heersink family living in Kentucky. This was about 50% of all the recorded Heersink's in USA. Kentucky and 1 other state had the highest population of Heersink families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heersink surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heersink ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Heersink. 60% of Heersink men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farm Labor
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Census Records

There are 156 census records available for the last name Heersink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heersink census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 55 immigration records available for the last name Heersink. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 16 military records available for the last name Heersink. For the veterans among your Heersink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heersink lifespan?

Between 1968 and 1996, in the United States, Heersink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Heersink in 1968 was 83, and 65 in 1996.

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