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Headings Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps an altered form of Eddings.

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

Similar surnames: Heddings, Hearing, Hagins, Hellings, Hastings, Harding, Keating

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Headings Family Origin

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Headings Family Occupations

What did your Headings ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Headings family was Fisherman. The most common Headings occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Headings's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Headings.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Fisherman


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Headings Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Headings. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Headings 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 83 immigration records available for the last name Headings. 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 620 military records available for the last name Headings. For the veterans among your Headings ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Headings Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Headings life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Headings in 1961 was 52, and 75 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Headings 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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