Hegg Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, from hegg ‘bird cherry (tree)’. Respelling of Swedish Hägg, an ornamental name of the same etymology as 1. Swiss German: spelling variant of Heck 2.

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

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Hegg Family Origin

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Hegg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Agent

    3%
  • Apotheeary

    3%

In 1880, the most common Hegg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Hegg's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hegg. A less common occupation for the Hegg family was Apotheeary.

Source: Census data for Hegg | Data not to scale

Hegg Historical Records

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Hegg Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Hegg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Hegg in 1952 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hegg

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