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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Physician U. S. N.

    50%

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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Heigl Historical Records

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Heigl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heigl

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