Heggen Family History

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Heggen Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Hegge. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, either from the dative singular of hegg ‘bird cherry (tree)’ or from Old Norse Heggvin (see Hegge).

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


Similar surnames: Hegge, Heggem, Eggen, Hegg, Hagen, Egge, Haagen, Hengen, Hegman

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Heggen Family Origin

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Heggen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Pattern Maker

    17%
  • Roofer

    17%
  • Shoe Maker

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Heggen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Heggen's were Farmers. Farmer, Pattern Maker and Roofer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heggen. A less common occupation for the Heggen family was Shoe Maker.

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Heggen Historical Records

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Heggen Life Expectancy

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