Height Family History

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Height Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Hight.

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


Similar surnames: Haight, Weight, Leight, Reigh, Waight, Seright, Hight, Bright

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Height Family Origin

Where is the Height family from?

Height Family Occupations

What did your Height ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Height occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Height's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Height. A less common occupation for the Height family was Brick Mason.

View Census data for Height | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Brick Mason

    2%

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

Height Historical Records

What Height family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Height

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Height. 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 Height. For the veterans among your Height ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Height Life Expectancy

What is the average Height lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Height life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Height in 1954 was 30, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Height

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Height 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.

Famous Height Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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