Heininger Family History

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Heininger Name Meaning

German: variant of Heinig. German: habitational name denoting someone from any of the places in Württemberg and Hannover called Heiningen, or from Heining in Bavaria.

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

Similar surnames: Deininger, Henninger, Reininger, Heidinger, Leininger, Weininger

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Heininger Family Origin

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Heininger Family Occupations

What did your Heininger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heininger. A less common occupation for the Heininger family was Breaking Stone. The most common Heininger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Heininger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Cooper

  • Breaking Stone


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

Heininger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Heininger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heininger 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 497 immigration records available for the last name Heininger. 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 Heininger. For the veterans among your Heininger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heininger Life Expectancy

What is the average Heininger lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Heininger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Heininger in 1940 was 64, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heininger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heininger 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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