Headen Family History

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Headen Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Hedden.

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

Similar surnames: Headden, Haden, Heiden, Heyden, Herde, Hedden, Weadon, Headley

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Headen Family Origin

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Headen Family Occupations

What did your Headen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Headen. 43% of Headen men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Headen women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Headen were Truck Driver and Laundress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Labor
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Laundress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Headen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Headen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Headen 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 623 immigration records available for the last name Headen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Headen. For the veterans among your Headen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Headen Life Expectancy

What is the average Headen lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Headen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Headen in 1955 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Headen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Headen 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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