Heskin Family History

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Heskin Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUiscin, which has also been Anglicized as Waters, although it is unlikely to have been derived from uisce ‘water’. Scandinavian: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Haskin, Heslin, Diskin, Heekin, Harkin, Meskin, Hoskin, Eskin, Hesson

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Heskin Family Origin

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Heskin Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Heskin occupation in the USA was Farming. 67% of Heskin's were Farmings. Farming and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Heskin.

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  • Farming

  • Farmer


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

Heskin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Heskin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heskin 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 447 immigration records available for the last name Heskin. 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 180 military records available for the last name Heskin. For the veterans among your Heskin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heskin Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Heskin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Heskin in 1964 was 73, and 77 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heskin 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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