Heimburger Family History

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Heimburger Name Meaning

German (Heimbürger): status name for a village headman, Middle High German heimbürge, a compound of heim ‘homestead’, ‘settlement’ + bürge ‘guardian’. This was the title regularly used for the office of village headman in Franconia. Compare Graf, Hoffmann, Meyer, Schultz, and Vogt. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of several places named Heimburg.

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

Similar surnames: Heimberger, Heuberger, Freiburger, Burger, Heimbigner, Leinberger

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Heimburger Family Origin

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Heimburger Family Occupations

What did your Heimburger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heimburger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Heimburger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heimburger family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Cooper and Baeker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heimburger.

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  • Farmer

  • Cooper

  • Baeker

  • Blacksmith


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

Heimburger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Heimburger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heimburger 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 592 immigration records available for the last name Heimburger. 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 441 military records available for the last name Heimburger. For the veterans among your Heimburger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heimburger Life Expectancy

What is the average Heimburger lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Heimburger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Heimburger in 1963 was 79, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heimburger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heimburger 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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