Heidecker Family History

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Heidecker Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: habitational name from any of the various places in Germany called Heideck or from Heidegg near Zurich. All of them get their names from Middle High German heide ‘heath’ + egge, ecke ‘corner’ (see Eck).

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

Similar surnames: Scheidecker, Heider, Neudecker, Reinecker, Heidler, Hornecker

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Heidecker Family Origin

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Heidecker Family Occupations

What did your Heidecker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Grocer and Cooper & Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heidecker. The most common Heidecker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Heidecker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heidecker family was Engineer In Brewery.

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  • Farmer

  • Grocer

  • Cooper & Farmer

  • Engineer In Brewery


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

Heidecker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Heidecker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heidecker 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 335 immigration records available for the last name Heidecker. 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 767 military records available for the last name Heidecker. For the veterans among your Heidecker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heidecker Life Expectancy

What is the average Heidecker lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Heidecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Heidecker in 1963 was 59, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heidecker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heidecker 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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