Hestand Family History

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Hestand Name Meaning

Variant spelling of an unexplained German name, Hiestand.

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

Similar surnames: Heistand, Hiestand, Hegman, Heumann, Weiland, Belland, Heiland

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Hestand Family Origin

Where is the Hestand family from?

Hestand Family Occupations

What did your Hestand ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hestand. The most common Hestand occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Hestand's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hestand family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Clerk In Store

  • Farming


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

Hestand Historical Records

What Hestand family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hestand. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hestand 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 82 immigration records available for the last name Hestand. 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 627 military records available for the last name Hestand. For the veterans among your Hestand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hestand Life Expectancy

What is the average Hestand lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hestand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Hestand in 1954 was 31, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hestand

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hestand 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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