Heckethorn Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Heckethorn Name Meaning

Of Swiss German origin: probably an Americanized form of Heckendorn. Compare Heckathorn.

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


Similar surnames: Heckathorn, Hackathorn, Hector, Heckendorf, Heckerman, Heckendorn

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Heckethorn Family Origin

Where is the Heckethorn family from?

Heckethorn Family Occupations

What did your Heckethorn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heckethorn occupation in the USA was Co. Commissioner Farmer. 50% of Heckethorn's were Co. Commissioner Farmers. Co. Commissioner Farmer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Heckethorn.

View Census data for Heckethorn | Data not to scale

  • Co. Commissioner Farmer

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

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

Heckethorn Historical Records

What Heckethorn family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Heckethorn. 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.

View all Heckethorn immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Heckethorn. For the veterans among your Heckethorn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Heckethorn military records

You've only scratched the surface of Heckethorn family history.

Heckethorn Life Expectancy

What is the average Heckethorn lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Heckethorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Heckethorn in 1962 was 59, and 83 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heckethorn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heckethorn 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.

Famous Heckethorn Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Look up another name