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Heinert Family History

Heinert Name Meaning

German:: variant of Heiner . in some instances from the ancient Germanic personal name Heinhard from hag- ‘enclosure protected place’ + hard ‘strong hardy’.

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


Similar surnames: Reinert, Teinert, Eisert, Lennert, Meinert, Gernert, Kleinert

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Where is the Heinert family from?

You can see how Heinert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heinert family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Heinert families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Heinert families living in Wisconsin. This was about 53% of all the recorded Heinert's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Heinert families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heinert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heinert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Heinert. 43% of Heinert men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    43%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Labor
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    16%
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What Heinert family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 703 census records available for the last name Heinert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heinert census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 334 immigration records available for the last name Heinert. 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 Cards

There are 156 military records available for the last name Heinert. For the veterans among your Heinert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heinert lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Heinert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Heinert in 1963 was 83, and 73 in 2003.

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