Hege Family History

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Hege Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Hege in Bavaria or from any of several places in Switzerland named Hegi; or a topographic name from Middle High German hac ‘enclosed wood’.

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

Similar surnames: Hage, Wege, Hegel, Ege, Hee, Heger, Hegg, Hegge, Hoge, Hegler

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Hege Family Origin

Where is the Hege family from?

Hege Family Occupations

What did your Hege ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hege family was Keeping House. The most common Hege occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Hege's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hege.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Clerk In Store

  • Keeping House


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

Hege Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hege. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hege 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 533 immigration records available for the last name Hege. 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 Hege. For the veterans among your Hege ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hege Life Expectancy

What is the average Hege lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hege life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Hege in 1954 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hege

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hege 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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