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Heisters Family History

Heisters Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Heister, Meister, Hester, Heiser, Leister, Feister, Deister, Esters

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Where is the Heisters family from?

Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heisters surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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What did your Heisters ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 19 census records available for the last name Heisters. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heisters census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 6 immigration records available for the last name Heisters. 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 Cards

There are 15 military records available for the last name Heisters. For the veterans among your Heisters ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heisters lifespan?

Between 1968 and 1987, in the United States, Heisters life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Heisters in 1968 was 83, and 80 in 1987.

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