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Heidrich Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from the medieval personal name Heidrich, which is in some instances a variant of Heinrich (see Henry) with Heidenrich as an intermediary form (see Heidenreich) or is composed of the elements haidu ‘appearance’, ‘personality’ + rih ‘power’, ‘rule’.

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

Similar surnames: Hedrich, Heinrich, Herdrich, Hendrich, Helfrich, Heidrick, Weirich

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Where is the Heidrich family from?

You can see how Heidrich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heidrich family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Heidrich families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 45 Heidrich families living in New York. This was about 35% of all the recorded Heidrich's in USA. New York had the highest population of Heidrich families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heidrich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heidrich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Heidrich. 22% of Heidrich men worked as a Farmer and 38% of Heidrich women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heidrich were Salesman and Secretary. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Painter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heidrich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heidrich census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Heidrich. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Heidrich. For the veterans among your Heidrich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heidrich lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Heidrich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Heidrich in 1955 was 55, and 71 in 2004.

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