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 1880, the most common Heide occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Heide's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heide. A less common occupation for the Heide family was Stone Mason.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Stone Mason

    5%

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

Heide Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heide

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heide 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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