Heeke Family History

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Heeke Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Heeke near Bramsche or Heek on the Dinkel river.

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


Similar surnames: Heese, Hemken, Heeter, Henke, Hecke, Geske, Reese, Beeker, Hebbe

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Heeke Family Origin

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Heeke Family Occupations

What did your Heeke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, In Chair Factory and Lumber Piler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heeke. The most common Heeke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Heeke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heeke family was Minister.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • In Chair Factory

    10%
  • Lumber Piler

    10%
  • Minister

    10%

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

Heeke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heeke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heeke 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Heeke. 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 Heeke. For the veterans among your Heeke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heeke Life Expectancy

What is the average Heeke lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Heeke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Heeke in 1961 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heeke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heeke 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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