Heiter Family History

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Heiter Name Meaning

South German: variant of Heider.

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


Similar surnames: Heier, Heiser, Heeter, Heister, Heider, Keiter, Reiter, Heiler

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Heiter Family Origin

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Heiter Family Occupations

What did your Heiter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Brewery Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heiter. The most common Heiter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Heiter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heiter family was Car Stableman.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Brewery Driver

    5%
  • Car Stableman

    5%

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

Heiter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heiter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heiter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Heiter

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Heiter. 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 Heiter. For the veterans among your Heiter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heiter Life Expectancy

What is the average Heiter lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Heiter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Heiter in 1959 was 59, and 54 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heiter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heiter 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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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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