Heinig Family History

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Heinig Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Heinrich.

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

Similar surnames: Reinig, Hennig, Hein, Heine, Heinle, Heinke, Heino, Keimig, Helbig

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Heinig Family Origin

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Heinig Family Occupations

What did your Heinig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heinig family was Goldsmith. Farmer, Baker and Coal Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heinig. The most common Heinig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Heinig's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Coal Dealer

  • Goldsmith


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

Heinig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Heinig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heinig 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Heinig. 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 865 military records available for the last name Heinig. For the veterans among your Heinig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heinig Life Expectancy

What is the average Heinig lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Heinig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Heinig in 1952 was 37, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heinig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heinig 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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