Hegman Family History

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Hegman Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Hegeman. Americanized spelling of Swedish Häggman, an ornamental name from hägg ‘bird cherry (tree)’ + mann ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Hagman, Helman, Hedman, Hegeman, Hetman, Heiman, Herman, Derman

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Hegman Family Origin

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Hegman Family Occupations

What did your Hegman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hegman family was Laborer. Farmer, Driver and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hegman. The most common Hegman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Hegman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Driver

    8%
  • Farm Hand

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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

Hegman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hegman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hegman lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hegman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hegman in 1951 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hegman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hegman 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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