Heyward Family History

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Heyward Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Hayward.

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


Similar surnames: Heward, Shepard, Hebbard, Howard, Rynard, Harward, Sayward, Lepard

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Heyward Family Origin

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Heyward Family Occupations

What did your Heyward ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heyward occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Heyward's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heyward family was Farm Hand. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heyward.

View Census data for Heyward | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Hand

    3%

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

Heyward Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Heyward Life Expectancy

What is the average Heyward lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Heyward life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1960. The average life expectancy for Heyward in 1947 was 35, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heyward

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heyward 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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