Heriot Family History

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Heriot Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Herriott 2.

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


Similar surnames: Herritt, Eliot, Theriot, Meritt, Herrod, Herriott, Herron, Hering

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Heriot Family Origin

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Heriot Family Occupations

What did your Heriot ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heriot occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Heriot's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Assessor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heriot. A less common occupation for the Heriot family was Attorney At Law.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Assessor

    7%
  • Attorney At Law

    7%

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

Heriot Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heriot. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heriot 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 Heriot

Passenger List

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

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Heriot Life Expectancy

What is the average Heriot lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Heriot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Heriot in 1964 was 92, and 97 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heriot

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heriot 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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