Heckmann Family History

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Heckmann Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a hedge or by the boundary of an enclosure or who owned an enclosed lot in the forest, from Middle High German hecke, hegge ‘hedge’ (see Heck 2) + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Heckman, Hackman, Eckmann, Boeckmann, Heitmann, Hegemann, Beckman

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Heckmann Family Origin

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Heckmann Family Occupations

What did your Heckmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heckmann family was Bakery & Beer Saloon. Farmer, Keeping House and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heckmann. The most common Heckmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Heckmann's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • At Home

    3%
  • Bakery & Beer Saloon

    3%

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

Heckmann Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Heckmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Heckmann lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Heckmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Heckmann in 1962 was 55, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heckmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heckmann 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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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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