Heckard Family History

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Heckard Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Hécard, Hecquard, a derivative of the topographic name Hec (see Heck 3).

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


Similar surnames: Packard, Reckard, Bechard, Hellard, Heckmann, Herard, Heckart, Echard

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Heckard Family Origin

Where is the Heckard family from?

Heckard Family Occupations

What did your Heckard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heckard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Heckard's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heckard. A less common occupation for the Heckard family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farming

    7%

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

Heckard Historical Records

What Heckard family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heckard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heckard 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 Heckard

Passenger List

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

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Heckard Life Expectancy

What is the average Heckard lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Heckard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Heckard in 1949 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heckard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heckard 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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