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Heigl Name Meaning

South German and Bavarian: from a pet form of the personal name Hugo (see Hugh).

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


Similar surnames: Heil, Hegel, Heis, Heiss, Heidel, Heino, Reil, Heit, Hehl, Heick

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Heigl Family Origin

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Heigl Family Occupations

What did your Heigl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heigl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Heigl's were Farmers. Farmer and Physician U. S. N. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Heigl.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Physician U. S. N.

    50%

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

Heigl Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Heigl Life Expectancy

What is the average Heigl lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Heigl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Heigl in 1962 was 52, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heigl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heigl 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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