Hee Name Meaning

Danish: habitational name from any of several places so named from a word meaning ‘shining’, ‘clear’, with reference to a river. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in the county of Hedmark named He, from Old Norse hæð ‘hill’, ‘mound’. Dutch: habitational name from the common place name ten Heede, meaning ‘on the heath’.

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


Similar surnames: Hees, Ree, Hey, Gee, Vee, Lee, He, Dee, Hoe, Hege

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Hee Family Origin

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Hee Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hee family was Cigar Maker. Laborer, Miner and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hee. The most common Hee occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Hee's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Miner

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Cigar Maker

    9%

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Hee Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Hee Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hee in 1944 was 33, and 80 in 2004.

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