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Heydrick Family History

Heydrick 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: Headrick, Hendrick, Hydrick, Heidrick, Hedrick, Herrick, Kendrick

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Where is the Heydrick family from?

You can see how Heydrick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heydrick family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Heydrick families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Heydrick families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Heydrick's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Heydrick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heydrick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heydrick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Heydrick. 50% of Heydrick men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Heydrick women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heydrick were Salesman and Housewife. .

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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

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Salesman
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    50%
  • Housewife
    50%
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What Heydrick family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 633 census records available for the last name Heydrick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heydrick 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 170 immigration records available for the last name Heydrick. 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 79 military records available for the last name Heydrick. For the veterans among your Heydrick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heydrick lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2001, in the United States, Heydrick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Heydrick in 1955 was 49, and 46 in 2001.

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