Heiges Family History

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Heiges Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a watercourse that was usually dry, from Middle High German heige ‘dry’, ‘without water’.

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

Similar surnames: Feige, Hegel, Hermes, Hege, Hedge, Heibel, Geiger, Reigel, Eigen

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Heiges Family Origin

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Heiges Family Occupations

What did your Heiges ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heiges. A less common occupation for the Heiges family was Laborer. The most common Heiges occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Heiges's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Heiges Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Heiges. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heiges 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 186 immigration records available for the last name Heiges. 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 527 military records available for the last name Heiges. For the veterans among your Heiges ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heiges Life Expectancy

What is the average Heiges lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Heiges life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Heiges in 1957 was 45, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heiges

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heiges 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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