Himmelreich Family History

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Himmelreich Name Meaning

German: humorous topographic name, from a place so named as being at a high altitude, from Middle High German himel ‘heaven’ + rich(e) ‘empire’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Himmel ‘heaven’ + Reich ‘empire’.

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


Similar surnames: Himmelstein, Himmel, Himmelsbach, Ehrenreich, Himmelberger, Hemmerich

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Himmelreich Family Origin

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Himmelreich Family Occupations

What did your Himmelreich ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Himmelreich. The most common Himmelreich occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Himmelreich's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Himmelreich family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

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

Himmelreich Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Himmelreich Life Expectancy

What is the average Himmelreich lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Himmelreich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Himmelreich in 1954 was 44, and 70 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Himmelreich

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Himmelreich 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.

Famous Himmelreich Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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