Heidler Family History

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Heidler Name Meaning

derivative of the personal name Heidel, a pet form of Heidrich. topographic name for a heath dweller, from Middle High German heide ‘heath’ + -(l)er suffix denoting an inhabitant.

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

Similar surnames: Heider, Seidler, Hendler, Heide, Zeidler, Heidel, Geisler, Hiller

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Heidler Family Origin

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Heidler Family Occupations

What did your Heidler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heidler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Heidler's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heidler. A less common occupation for the Heidler family was Machinist.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Machinist


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

Heidler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Heidler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heidler 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 371 immigration records available for the last name Heidler. 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 Heidler. For the veterans among your Heidler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heidler Life Expectancy

What is the average Heidler lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Heidler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Heidler in 1961 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heidler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heidler 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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