Hedman Family History

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Hedman Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements hed ‘heath’, ‘moor’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Edman, Hedeman, Ledman, Helman, Herman, Hegman, Herdman, Heldman

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Hedman Family Origin

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Hedman Family Occupations

What did your Hedman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hedman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Hedman's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hedman. A less common occupation for the Hedman family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Hedman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hedman. 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 Hedman. For the veterans among your Hedman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hedman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hedman lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hedman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hedman in 1950 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hedman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hedman 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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