Heyde Family History

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Heyde 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: Heyd, Heide, Heyden, Hyde, Heyne, Heye, Heydt, Helder, Heyse, Heyder

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Heyde Family Origin

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Heyde Family Occupations

What did your Heyde ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeps House and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heyde. The most common Heyde occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Heyde's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heyde family was Book Keeper.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeps House

    6%
  • Black Smith

    3%
  • Book Keeper

    3%

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

Heyde Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heyde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heyde census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Heyde

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Heyde. 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 Heyde. For the veterans among your Heyde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heyde Life Expectancy

What is the average Heyde lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Heyde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Heyde in 1962 was 81, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heyde

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heyde 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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