Heckendorf Family History

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Heckendorf Name Meaning

German: habitational name from an unidentified place, probably named with Middle High German hecke ‘hedge’, ‘fence’ + genitive or plural suffix -n + dorf ‘hamlet’, ‘village’.

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


Similar surnames: Heckendorn, Beckendorf, Mittendorf, Hilgendorf, Dockendorf

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Heckendorf Family Origin

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Heckendorf Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Seamstress

    20%

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In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heckendorf. The most common Heckendorf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Heckendorf's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heckendorf family was Seamstress.

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Heckendorf Historical Records

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Heckendorf Life Expectancy

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