Heye Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire and Lancashire): variant of Hey 1. Dutch, Frisian, and North German: variant of Hey 4.

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


Similar surnames: Haye, Hey, Heys, Heyer, Heyne, Heyse, Beye, Heyn, Heyes, Heyde

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Heye Family Origin

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Heye Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Furniture Maker

    14%
  • Bookkeeper

    7%
  • Liquor Dealer

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Furniture Maker and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heye. A less common occupation for the Heye family was Liquor Dealer. The most common Heye occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Heye's were Farmers.

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Heye Historical Records

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Heye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Heye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Heye in 1962 was 68, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heye

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