Heesch Family History

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Heesch Name Meaning

from a short form of the female personal name Heseke, a pet form of Hedwig, composed of the Germanic elements hadu ‘battle’ + wig ‘fight’. nickname for a person with a rasping voice, from Middle High German hesch ‘hoarse’.

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


Similar surnames: Hersch, Hensch, Hosch, Mensch, Dersch, Rensch, Haisch, Hansch, Kresch

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Heesch Family Origin

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Heesch Family Occupations

What did your Heesch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Heesch. 28% of Heesch men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Heesch women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heesch were Farm Laborer and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Attendant
    4%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    13%
  • Assembler
    7%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

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

Heesch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Heesch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heesch 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Heesch. 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 581 military records available for the last name Heesch. For the veterans among your Heesch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heesch Life Expectancy

What is the average Heesch lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Heesch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Heesch in 1963 was 71, and 54 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heesch

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