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Heistand Name Meaning

German: probably an altered spelling of German Hiestand, of uncertain origin and meaning. In Swabian-Bavarian Hie- is often a reduced form of Hieb- or Hüb-, but if this is a variant of Hübstand, the meaning is equally unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Hestand, Hiestand, Weismann, Heitland, Heiland, Kristan, Weiland

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Heistand Family Origin

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Heistand Family Occupations

What did your Heistand ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heistand family was Banker. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heistand. The most common Heistand occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Heistand's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Banker

    2%

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

Heistand Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Heistand Life Expectancy

What is the average Heistand lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Heistand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Heistand in 1943 was 41, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heistand

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heistand 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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