Heike Family History

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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

Similar surnames: Helke, Heikes, Heiken, Heide, Deike, Henke, Heise, Hecke, Hilke

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Heike Family Origin

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Heike Family Occupations

What did your Heike ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • In Shoe Factory

  • Peddler


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

Heike Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Heike. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heike 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 789 immigration records available for the last name Heike. 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 415 military records available for the last name Heike. For the veterans among your Heike ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heike Life Expectancy

What is the average Heike lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heike

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heike 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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