Heger Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a forest warden, from an agent derivative of Middle High German hegen ‘to mind, take care (of)’. North German: status name denoting a minor tenant, Middle Low German heger.

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


Similar surnames: Hager, Heyer, Hegler, Hoger, Reger, Beger, Heber, Hegel, Heier, Feger

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Heger Family Origin

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Heger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Gardner

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heger family was Laborer. The most common Heger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Heger's were Farmers. Farmer, Gardner and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heger.

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Heger Historical Records

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Heger Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Heger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Heger in 1962 was 80, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heger

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