Heiken Family History

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Heiken Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Haio, a short form of a compound personal name formed with hag- ‘enclosure’, ‘fenced area’ as the first element.

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

Similar surnames: Heien, Heikes, Heiden, Geiken, Heise, Eiben, Heidel, Heinen, Eike

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Heiken Family Origin

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Heiken Family Occupations

What did your Heiken ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heiken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Heiken's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heiken family was Undertaker. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Heiken.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Undertaker


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

Heiken Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Heiken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heiken 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 123 immigration records available for the last name Heiken. 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 220 military records available for the last name Heiken. For the veterans among your Heiken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heiken Life Expectancy

What is the average Heiken lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Heiken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Heiken in 1963 was 64, and 65 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heiken 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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