Heiney Family History

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Heiney Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the Swiss family name Heini, a variant of German Heine.

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


Similar surnames: Hainey, Heiny, Heinly, Heine, Heeney, Hinely, Heisey, Heineck, Heney

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Heiney Family Origin

Where is the Heiney family from?

Heiney Family Occupations

What did your Heiney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heiney. A less common occupation for the Heiney family was Carpenter. The most common Heiney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Heiney's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Heiney Historical Records

What Heiney family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heiney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heiney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Heiney

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Heiney. 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 Heiney. For the veterans among your Heiney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heiney Life Expectancy

What is the average Heiney lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Heiney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Heiney in 1950 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heiney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heiney 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.

Famous Heiney Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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