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Heird Family History

Heird Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a variant of Heard .

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


Similar surnames: Herd, Hird, Leard, Herde, Neild, Hind, Hoard, Peard, Hire, Hairr

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Where is the Heird family from?

You can see how Heird families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heird family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Heird families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Heird family living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Heird's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Heird families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heird surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heird ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Heird. 34% of Heird men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Heird women worked as a Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farm Helper
    17%
  • Chauffeur
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    100%
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What Heird family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Heird. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heird census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 131 immigration records available for the last name Heird. 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 Cards

There are 144 military records available for the last name Heird. For the veterans among your Heird ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heird lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Heird life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Heird in 1963 was 68, and 67 in 2004.

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