Heger Family History

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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

What did your Heger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Gardner and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heger. 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.

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Gardner

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

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

Heger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Heger

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Heger. 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 Heger. For the veterans among your Heger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heger Life Expectancy

What is the average Heger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heger 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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