Heide Family History

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Heide Name Meaning

German and Jewish: variant of Heid. Dutch and Danish: topographic name for a dweller on moorland, from Middle Dutch heede, heyde, Danish heyde ‘heath’, ‘heather’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Heie, from Old Norse heiðr ‘heath’, ‘moor’.

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

Similar surnames: Heiden, Heid, Heider, Eide, Heyde, Weide, Velde, Hege, Heise, Seide

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Heide Family Origin

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Heide Family Occupations

What did your Heide ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Heide. 22% of Heide men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Heide women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heide were Truck Driver and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk

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

Heide Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Heide. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heide 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Heide. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Heide. For the veterans among your Heide ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heide Life Expectancy

What is the average Heide lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Heide life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Heide in 1944 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

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