Heglin Family History

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Heglin Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: in some cases an occupational nickname from Middle High German hegelin ‘occasional poet’, ‘speaker’.

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

Similar surnames: Hegler, Helling, Newlin, Eglin, Berlin, Eplin, Zeglin, Medlin, Heflin

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Heglin Family Origin

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Heglin Family Occupations

What did your Heglin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Retired Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Heglin. The most common Heglin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Heglin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Retired Farmer


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Heglin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Heglin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heglin 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 127 immigration records available for the last name Heglin. 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 352 military records available for the last name Heglin. For the veterans among your Heglin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heglin Life Expectancy

What is the average Heglin lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Heglin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Heglin in 1953 was 65, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heglin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heglin 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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