Heald Family History

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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

What did your Heald ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heald family was Carpenter. 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.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Heald ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Heald Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Heald

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Heald. 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 Heald. For the veterans among your Heald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heald Life Expectancy

What is the average Heald lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heald 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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