Heiman Family History

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Heiman Name Meaning

Jewish: from the Yiddish personal name Khayman, a variant of Khayem (see Heim). Altered spelling of German Heimann.

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

Similar surnames: Helman, Hetman, Leiman, Reiman, Herman, Kelman, Neiman, Heilman

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Heiman Family Origin

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Heiman Family Occupations

What did your Heiman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Heiman. 21% of Heiman men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Heiman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heiman were Proprietor and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Operator
  • Saleslady
  • Nurse

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

Heiman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Heiman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heiman 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 Heiman. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Heiman. For the veterans among your Heiman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heiman Life Expectancy

What is the average Heiman lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Heiman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Heiman in 1950 was 40, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heiman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heiman 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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