Heird Family History

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Heird Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a variant spelling 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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Heird Family Origin

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Heird Family Occupations

What did your Heird ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heird occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Heird's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heird family was Works On Farm. Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heird.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Painter

    17%
  • Works On Farm

    17%

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

Heird Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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.

Search 1940's US census records for Heird

Passenger List

There are 642 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 Card

There are 1,000 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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Heird Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heird

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heird 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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