Heeg Family History

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Heeg Name Meaning

German: variant of Hege. Dutch: topographic name, a variant of Haag, or a habitational name from a place so called in Friesland.

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

Similar surnames: Hees, Hegg, Hee, Reeg, Haeg, Hege, Heep, Heer, Ree, Hogg

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Heeg Family Origin

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Heeg Family Occupations

What did your Heeg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heeg family was Farmer. The most common Heeg occupation in the USA was Tailor. 15% of Heeg's were Tailors. Tailor, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heeg.

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  • Tailor

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer


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

Heeg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Heeg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heeg 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 691 immigration records available for the last name Heeg. 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 Heeg. For the veterans among your Heeg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heeg Life Expectancy

What is the average Heeg lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Heeg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Heeg in 1962 was 72, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heeg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heeg 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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