Heavner Family History

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Heavner Name Meaning

Probably an Anglicized form of German Häfner (see Hafner). This name is found predominantly in SC. See also Heavener.

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


Similar surnames: Hevner, Heavener, Heafner, Havner, Hafner, Beaver, Havener, Hefner

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Heavner Family Origin

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Heavner Family Occupations

What did your Heavner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heavner. A less common occupation for the Heavner family was Boatman. The most common Heavner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Heavner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Boatman

    3%

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

Heavner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heavner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heavner 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 Heavner. 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 Heavner. For the veterans among your Heavner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heavner Life Expectancy

What is the average Heavner lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Heavner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Heavner in 1956 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heavner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heavner 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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