Heizer Family History

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Heizer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for someone whose job was to tend a stove or fire, Middle High German heizer ‘heater’, an agent derivative of heizen ‘to heat’.

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

Similar surnames: Herzer, Heier, Hetzer, Heiler, Heiser, Netzer, Geiger, Geiser, Hegler

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Heizer Family Origin

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Heizer Family Occupations

What did your Heizer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heizer family was Miller. The most common Heizer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Heizer's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heizer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Miller


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

Heizer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Heizer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heizer 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 377 immigration records available for the last name Heizer. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Heizer. For the veterans among your Heizer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heizer Life Expectancy

What is the average Heizer lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Heizer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Heizer in 1945 was 38, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heizer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heizer 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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