Heike Name Meaning

North German: variant of Heick. Common Sino-Japanese reading of the characters meaning ‘Taira family’. They are sometimes called the Heishi, with the same meaning.

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

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Heike Family Origin

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Heike Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • In Shoe Factory

    33%
  • Peddler

    33%

In 1880, Farmer and In Shoe Factory were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Heike. A less common occupation for the Heike family was Peddler. The most common Heike occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Heike's were Farmers.

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Heike Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Heike life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Heike in 1963 was 74, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heike

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