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Hegner Name Meaning

German: variant of Heger. German: habitational name from Hegnau near Zurich, or Hegne on Lake Constance. Danish: topographic name from hegen ‘hedge’ + agent suffix -er.

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

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Hegner Family Origin

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Hegner Family Occupations

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  • Shoemaker

    11%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Carriage Maker

    7%
  • Farmer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hegner family was Farmer. Shoemaker, Carpenter and Carriage Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hegner. The most common Hegner occupation in the USA was Shoemaker. 11% of Hegner's were Shoemakers.

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Hegner Historical Records

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Hegner Life Expectancy

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