Heald Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived on a hillside, from Old English helde, hælde, hielde ‘slope’.

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


Similar surnames: Head, Helm, Heard, Hald, Hearn, Wald, Hoad, Heyd, Helle, Hehl

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Heald Family Origin

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Heald Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Heald occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Heald's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heald. A less common occupation for the Heald family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Heald | Data not to scale

Heald Historical Records

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Heald Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Heald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Heald in 1947 was 69, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heald

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