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Heming Family History

Heming Name Meaning

English and German: variant of Hemming .

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


Similar surnames: Hering, Leming, Emling, Herring, Hemming, Hoying, Helling, Reding

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Where is the Heming family from?

You can see how Heming families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heming family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Heming families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 6 Heming families living in Ohio. This was about 35% of all the recorded Heming's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Heming families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heming surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heming ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Heming. 22% of Heming men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Heming women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heming were Salesman and Laundress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Laundress
    6%
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What Heming family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Heming. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heming 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Heming. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Heming. For the veterans among your Heming ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heming lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Heming life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Heming in 1963 was 72, and 89 in 2004.

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