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Hesteness Family History

Hesteness Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Esteves, Henness, Hartness, Estess, Heustess, Heltemes, Mereness

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Where is the Hesteness family from?

You can see how Hesteness families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hesteness family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Hesteness family living in Minnesota. This was 100% of all the recorded Hesteness's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Hesteness families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hesteness surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hesteness ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 43 census records available for the last name Hesteness. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hesteness 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 6 immigration records available for the last name Hesteness. 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 12 military records available for the last name Hesteness. For the veterans among your Hesteness ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hesteness lifespan?

Between 1986 and 1987, in the United States, Hesteness life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hesteness in 1986 was 51, and 62 in 1987.

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