Hedin Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Hedin Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of Hedeen. French: from a derivative of the Germanic personal name Haido, a short form of any of the various compound names beginning with haid ‘heath’ (i.e. wasteland, often with heather).

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


Similar surnames: Helin, Bodin, Edin, Hein, Selin, Godin, Wein, Lein, Heit, Hearn

Ready to discover your family story?

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

Hedin Family Origin

Where is the Hedin family from?

Hedin Family Occupations

What did your Hedin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hedin family was Boot & Shoemaker. The most common Hedin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Hedin's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hedin.

View Census data for Hedin | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Boot & Shoemaker

    5%

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

Hedin Historical Records

What Hedin family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

Draft Card

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

View all Hedin military records

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

Hedin Life Expectancy

What is the average Hedin lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Hedin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hedin in 1946 was 32, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hedin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hedin 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 Hedin Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Look up another name