Heilman Family History

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Heilman Name Meaning

Dutch: metronymic from Heil 2. Variant of German and Jewish Heilmann.

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

Similar surnames: Hellman, Heilmann, Heiman, Helman, Heitman, Heileman, Melman, Herrman

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Heilman Family Origin

Where is the Heilman family from?

Heilman Family Occupations

What did your Heilman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heilman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Heilman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heilman. A less common occupation for the Heilman family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Heilman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Heilman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heilman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Heilman. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Heilman. For the veterans among your Heilman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heilman Life Expectancy

What is the average Heilman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Heilman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Heilman in 1944 was 62, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heilman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heilman 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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