Heimlich Family History

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Heimlich Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a secretive person, from Middle High German heimelich, German heimlich ‘confidential’, ‘secret’.

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

Similar surnames: Freilich, Heilig, Redlich, Ehrlich, Beinlich, Weidlich, Gramlich

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Heimlich Family Origin

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Heimlich Family Occupations

What did your Heimlich ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heimlich. A less common occupation for the Heimlich family was Farm. The most common Heimlich occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Heimlich's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • At Home

  • Farm


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

Heimlich Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heimlich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heimlich 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 923 immigration records available for the last name Heimlich. 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 Heimlich. For the veterans among your Heimlich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heimlich Life Expectancy

What is the average Heimlich lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Heimlich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Heimlich in 1955 was 35, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heimlich

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heimlich 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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