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Heeb Family History

Heeb Name Meaning

Swiss German: from Habo, a short form of several Germanic names formed with hadu ‘strife’ as the first element, see Haab.

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


Similar surnames: Heer, Hebb, Reeb, Hieb, Hehl, Hees, Herb, Geen, Hier, Herm

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Where is the Heeb family from?

You can see how Heeb families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heeb family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Heeb families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Heeb family living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Heeb's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Heeb families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heeb surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heeb ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Heeb. 35% of Heeb men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Heeb women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heeb were Farming and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farming
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Farm Hand
    34%
  • Maid
    34%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heeb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heeb census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 579 immigration records available for the last name Heeb. 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 Cards

There are 664 military records available for the last name Heeb. For the veterans among your Heeb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heeb lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Heeb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Heeb in 1956 was 70, and 80 in 2004.

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