Heil Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of Heinrich. Dutch and North German: from a short form of the Germanic female personal name Heila, derived from hail ‘whole’.

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

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Heil Family Origin

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Heil Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Butcher

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heil. The most common Heil occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Heil's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heil family was Carpenter.

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Heil Historical Records

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Heil Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Heil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Heil in 1943 was 22, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heil

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