Heims Family History

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Heims Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Heimbert (see Heier).

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

Similar surnames: Herms, Heis, Heiss, Helms, Heins, Beins, Heick, Helm, Heine, Heim

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Heims Family Origin

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Heims Family Occupations

What did your Heims ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heims family was Cigar Maker In Shop. Farmer, Laborer and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heims. The most common Heims occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Heims's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Black Smith

  • Cigar Maker In Shop


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

Heims Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heims. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heims 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 664 immigration records available for the last name Heims. 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 Heims. For the veterans among your Heims ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heims Life Expectancy

What is the average Heims lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Heims life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Heims in 1962 was 78, and 23 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heims 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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