Heist Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place so named near Hamburg.

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


Similar surnames: Heit, Deist, Geist, Hees, Weiss, Reis, Heise, Heiss, Hust, Heis

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Heist Family Origin

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Heist Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Heist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Heist's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heist family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heist.

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Heist Historical Records

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Heist Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Heist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Heist in 1946 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heist

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