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Where is the Heis family from?
You can see how Heis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Heis families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Heis family living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Heis's in the USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Heis families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Heis. 22% of Heis men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Heis women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heis were Truck Driver and Clerk.