Hediger Family History

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Hediger Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Hedinger.

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


Similar surnames: Hedinger, Neiger, Reiger, Heigel, Heydinger, Henager, Henniger

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Hediger Family Origin

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Hediger Family Occupations

What did your Hediger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Wagon Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hediger. The most common Hediger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Hediger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hediger family was Keeps Saloon.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Wagon Maker

    25%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Keeps Saloon

    13%

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

Hediger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hediger Life Expectancy

What is the average Hediger lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hediger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hediger in 1943 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hediger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hediger 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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