Heilmann Family History

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Heilmann Name Meaning

German: occupational name for someone who castrated animals (see Heiler). German: derivative of the personal name Heinrich. Compare Heimann. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements heil ‘healthy’ + man ‘man’, also used by Ashkenazic Jews.

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


Similar surnames: Heumann, Helman, Hermann, Hellmann, Heitmann, Bermann, Heimann

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Heilmann Family Origin

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Heilmann Family Occupations

What did your Heilmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heilmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Heilmann's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heilmann family was Laborer. Farmer, Tailor and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heilmann.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Tailor

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Heilmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Heilmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heilmann 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Heilmann. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Heilmann. For the veterans among your Heilmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heilmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Heilmann lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Heilmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Heilmann in 1952 was 59, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heilmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heilmann 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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