Heinsohn Family History

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Heinsohn Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Hein, short form of Heinrich.

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

Similar surnames: Heinsen, Henson, Heino, Hinsch, Heinlein, Hensen, Heinisch, Hensch

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Heinsohn Family Origin

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Heinsohn Family Occupations

What did your Heinsohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Bookeeper and Carriage Manfac. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heinsohn. The most common Heinsohn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Heinsohn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heinsohn family was Expressman.

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  • Farmer

  • Bookeeper

  • Carriage Manfac.

  • Expressman


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

Heinsohn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Heinsohn Life Expectancy

What is the average Heinsohn lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Heinsohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Heinsohn in 1946 was 46, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heinsohn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heinsohn 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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