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Heggen Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Hegge. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, either from the dative singular of hegg ‘bird cherry (tree)’ or from Old Norse Heggvin (see Hegge).

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


Similar surnames: Hegge, Heggem, Eggen, Hegg, Hagen, Egge, Haagen, Hengen, Hegman

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Heggen Family Origin

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Heggen Family Occupations

What did your Heggen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heggen family was Shoe Maker. Farmer, Pattern Maker and Roofer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heggen. The most common Heggen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Heggen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Pattern Maker

    17%
  • Roofer

    17%
  • Shoe Maker

    17%

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

Heggen Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Heggen ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Heggen Life Expectancy

What is the average Heggen lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, Heggen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Heggen in 1950 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

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