Heins Family History

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Heins Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, Frisian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from Hein.

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

Similar surnames: Heine, Beins, Heino, Hein, Heims, Heiss, Reins, Heinz, Weins, Heinen

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Heins Family Origin

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Heins Family Occupations

What did your Heins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heins. A less common occupation for the Heins family was Baker. The most common Heins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Heins's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Baker


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

Heins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Heins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heins 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Heins. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Heins. For the veterans among your Heins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heins Life Expectancy

What is the average Heins lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Heins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Heins in 1944 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heins 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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