Heidelberger Family History

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Heidelberger Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of the places named Heidelberg.

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


Similar surnames: Heidelberg, Spielberger, Eisenberger, Weisenberger, Heimburger

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Heidelberger Family Origin

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Heidelberger Family Occupations

What did your Heidelberger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heidelberger family was Clothing Dealer. The most common Heidelberger occupation in the USA was Bakery. 8% of Heidelberger's were Bakerys. Bakery, Butcher and Cloth Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heidelberger.

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  • Bakery

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Cloth Store

    8%
  • Clothing Dealer

    8%

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

Heidelberger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heidelberger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heidelberger 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 Heidelberger. 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 Heidelberger. For the veterans among your Heidelberger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heidelberger Life Expectancy

What is the average Heidelberger lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Heidelberger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Heidelberger in 1960 was 62, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heidelberger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heidelberger 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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