Heesch Family History

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Heesch Name Meaning

from a short form of the female personal name Heseke, a pet form of Hedwig, composed of the Germanic elements hadu ‘battle’ + wig ‘fight’. nickname for a person with a rasping voice, from Middle High German hesch ‘hoarse’.

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


Similar surnames: Hersch, Hensch, Hosch, Mensch, Dersch, Rensch, Haisch, Hansch, Kresch

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Heesch Family Origin

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Heesch Family Occupations

What did your Heesch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Boarding House and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heesch. A less common occupation for the Heesch family was Gass Fitter. The most common Heesch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Heesch's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Boarding House

    11%
  • Clerk In Store

    11%
  • Gass Fitter

    11%

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

Heesch Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Heesch Life Expectancy

What is the average Heesch lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Heesch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Heesch in 1963 was 71, and 54 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heesch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heesch 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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