Heckman Family History

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Heckman Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone living near a hedge, from Middle Dutch hecke, hegge ‘hedge’, ‘enclosure’. Altered spelling of German Heckmann.

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


Similar surnames: Hackman, Heckmann, Hockman, Hickman, Beckman, Hegeman, Boeckman

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Heckman Family Origin

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Heckman Family Occupations

What did your Heckman ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Heckman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Heckman Life Expectancy

What is the average Heckman lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Heckman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Heckman in 1940 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heckman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heckman 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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