Heishman Family History

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Heishman Name Meaning

German (Heischmann): habitational name for someone from a place called Heisch in Holstein.

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


Similar surnames: Huisman, Hershman, Oshman, Tishman, Reisman, Hashman, Hessman

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Heishman Family Origin

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Heishman Family Occupations

What did your Heishman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heishman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Heishman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Heishman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Heishman Life Expectancy

What is the average Heishman lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Heishman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Heishman in 1951 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heishman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heishman 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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