Heyen Family History

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Heyen Name Meaning

German (Frisian) and Dutch: patronymic from Heye 2.

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


Similar surnames: Hayen, Heye, Heyer, Heyn, Heinen, Feyen, Heien, Geen, Beyer, Heyse

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Heyen Family Origin

Where is the Heyen family from?

Heyen Family Occupations

What did your Heyen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heyen family was School Teacher. Farmer, Butcher and Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heyen. The most common Heyen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Heyen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Butcher

    20%
  • Labor

    10%
  • School Teacher

    10%

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

Heyen Historical Records

What Heyen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heyen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heyen 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 Heyen

Passenger List

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

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Heyen Life Expectancy

What is the average Heyen lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Heyen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Heyen in 1961 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heyen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heyen 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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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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