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Heinemeyer Name Meaning

German: distinguishing nickname for a farmer called Heine, from the personal name Heine + Middle High German meier ‘tenant farmer’ (see Meyer).

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


Similar surnames: Reinkemeyer, Heitmeyer, Wedemeyer, Steinmeyer, Hockemeyer, Rosemeyer

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Heinemeyer Family Origin

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Heinemeyer Family Occupations

What did your Heinemeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heinemeyer family was Keeping House. The most common Heinemeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Heinemeyer's were Farmers. Farmer, Basket Maker and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heinemeyer.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Basket Maker

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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

Heinemeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Heinemeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Heinemeyer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Heinemeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Heinemeyer in 1957 was 56, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heinemeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heinemeyer 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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