Heiny Family History

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Heiny Name Meaning

Variant of Swiss German Heiney.

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


Similar surnames: Heiney, Henny, Heinly, Heinl, Hanny, Heino, Henk, Hejny, Hein, Heinz

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Heiny Family Origin

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Heiny Family Occupations

What did your Heiny ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heiny occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Heiny's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heiny. A less common occupation for the Heiny family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Teamster

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Heiny Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heiny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heiny 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Heiny. 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 Heiny. For the veterans among your Heiny ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heiny Life Expectancy

What is the average Heiny lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Heiny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Heiny in 1955 was 48, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heiny

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heiny 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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