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De Heer Name Meaning

Dutch (de Heer): from heer ‘(feudal) lord’, ‘master’, preceded by the definite article de, probably applied as a nickname to someone who behaved in a lordly manner, or as a metonymic occupational name for someone in the service of a feudal lord or the like.

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


Similar surnames: De Beer, De Haas, De Weerd, De Boer, De Meyer, De Buhr, Degeer, Deger

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De Heer Family Origin

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De Heer Family Occupations

What did your De Heer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common De Heer occupation in the UK was Cooper. 100% of De Heer's were Coopers.

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  • Cooper

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De Heer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Heer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Heer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name De Heer. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name De Heer. For the veterans among your De Heer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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De Heer Life Expectancy

What is the average De Heer lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2004, in the United States, De Heer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for De Heer in 1970 was 93, and 98 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for De Heer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your De Heer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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