Heng Family History

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Heng Name Meaning

Cambodian or other Southeast Asian: unexplained. German: from a short form of Heinrich. See also Henk.

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

Similar surnames: Hang, Leng, Keng, Henn, Hing, Meng, Weng, Eng, Heis, Hinz

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Heng Family Origin

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Heng Family Occupations

What did your Heng ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heng occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Heng's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heng family was Makes Bitters. Farmer, Captian and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heng.

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  • Farmer

  • Captian

  • Clerk In Store

  • Makes Bitters


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

Heng Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heng. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heng 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Heng. 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 Heng. For the veterans among your Heng ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heng Life Expectancy

What is the average Heng lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Heng life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Heng in 1962 was 77, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heng

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heng 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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