Heth Family History

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Heth Name Meaning

Scottish: from an early Anglicized form of the Gaelic personal name Aed, meaning ‘fire’.

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

Similar surnames: Seth, Beth, Peth, Neth, Hett, Heis, Kerth, Hehl, Leith, Leto

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Heth Family Origin

Where is the Heth family from?

Heth Family Occupations

What did your Heth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Heth's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heth family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heth.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Heth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Heth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heth 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 439 immigration records available for the last name Heth. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Heth. For the veterans among your Heth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heth Life Expectancy

What is the average Heth lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Heth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Heth in 1950 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heth 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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