Hegge Family History

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Hegge Name Meaning

Dutch: from a short form of a Germanic personal name with the first element agi ‘edge’, ‘blade’ (see, e.g., Egbert). Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, either from Old Norse Heggvin from heggr ‘bird cherry (tree)’ + vin ‘meadow’, or from hegg (indefinite plural of heggr) alone. Variant spelling of Swedish Hägge (see Hagg).

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


Similar surnames: Heggen, Hegg, Egge, Heggem, Hegger, Helle, Hagge, Berge, Hege, Tegge

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Hegge Family Origin

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Hegge Family Occupations

What did your Hegge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hegge family was Carriage Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hegge. The most common Hegge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Hegge's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Carriage Maker

    5%

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Hegge Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hegge Life Expectancy

What is the average Hegge lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hegge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hegge in 1957 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hegge 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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