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Heeg Family History

Heeg Surname Meaning

German: variant of Hege . German: habitational name from any of the places so named. Dutch: topographic name a variant of Haag or a habitational name from a place so called in Friesland.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hees, Hegg, Hee, Reeg, Haeg, Hege, Heep, Heer, Ree, Hogg

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Where is the Heeg family from?

You can see how Heeg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heeg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Heeg families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 11 Heeg families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Heeg's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Heeg families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heeg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heeg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Heeg. 35% of Heeg men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Heeg women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heeg were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Bookkeeper
  • Packer
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Heeg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heeg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 691 immigration records available for the last name Heeg. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Heeg. For the veterans among your Heeg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heeg lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Heeg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Heeg in 1962 was 72, and 85 in 2004.

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