Hegeman Family History

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Hegeman Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from a place called Hegge(n) or ter Hegge(n), derived from a word meaning ‘hedge’. Altered spelling of German Hegemann, a Westphalian topographic name for someone who lived in an enclosed (i.e. fenced) area, Middle High German hagen + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Hageman, Hegemann, Hagemann, Begeman, Hagman, Hegman, Helman, Beeman

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Hegeman Family Origin

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Hegeman Family Occupations

What did your Hegeman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hegeman family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hegeman. The most common Hegeman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Hegeman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Hegeman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Hegeman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hegeman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hegeman. 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 Hegeman. For the veterans among your Hegeman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hegeman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hegeman lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hegeman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Hegeman in 1950 was 26, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hegeman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hegeman 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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