Heyd Family History

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Heyd Name Meaning

German and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived on a heath, a variant of Heid or Heide.

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


Similar surnames: Heyde, Hey, Herd, Heid, Held, Head, Heye, Heydt, Heyn, Fey

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Heyd Family Origin

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Heyd Family Occupations

What did your Heyd ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heyd family was Cooper. The most common Heyd occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Heyd's were Farmers. Farmer, Black Smith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heyd.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Black Smith

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Cooper

    4%

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

Heyd Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heyd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heyd 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Heyd. 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 Heyd. For the veterans among your Heyd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heyd Life Expectancy

What is the average Heyd lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Heyd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Heyd in 1951 was 59, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heyd

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heyd 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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