Heiler Family History

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Heiler Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for someone who castrated animals, from an agent derivative of heilen ‘to cut’.

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


Similar surnames: Heizer, Theiler, Hegler, Keiler, Seiler, Feiler, Heier, Hemler

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Heiler Family Origin

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Heiler Family Occupations

What did your Heiler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heiler. A less common occupation for the Heiler family was Keeping House. The most common Heiler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Heiler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Heiler Historical Records

What Heiler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heiler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heiler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Heiler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Heiler. For the veterans among your Heiler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heiler Life Expectancy

What is the average Heiler lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Heiler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Heiler in 1960 was 57, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heiler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heiler 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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