Heine Family History

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Heine Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a short form of the personal name Heinrich.

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


Similar surnames: Hein, Heino, Heinz, Heise, Henne, Heinke, Heinle, Heins, Heide

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Heine Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Heine name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Heine. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    39%

  • Germanic Europe

    19%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

  • Norway

    4%

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Heine Family Origin

Where is the Heine family from?

Heine Family Occupations

What did your Heine ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Tailor

    3%

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

Heine Historical Records

What Heine family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Heine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heinecensus 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Heine. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Heine. For the veterans among your Heine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heine Life Expectancy

What is the average Heine lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Heine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Heine in 1947 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heine

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heine 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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