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Hegman Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Hegeman . Americanized form of Swedish Häggman an ornamental name from hägg ‘bird cherry (tree)’ + man ‘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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Where is the Hegman family from?

You can see how Hegman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hegman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hegman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Hegman family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Hegman's in USA. New York had the highest population of Hegman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hegman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hegman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hegman. 22% of Hegman men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Hegman women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hegman were Salesman and Bookkeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Manager
    11%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    23%
  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Waitress
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 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 Lists

There are 410 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 Cards

There are 267 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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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.

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