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Heinle Family History

Heinle Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of the personal name Heinrich.

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

Similar surnames: Heinke, Heine, Heinzel, Henle, Henne, Henke, Heino, Hille, Reinke

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Where is the Heinle family from?

You can see how Heinle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heinle family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Heinle families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 25 Heinle families living in New York. This was about 32% of all the recorded Heinle's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Heinle families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heinle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heinle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Heinle. 44% of Heinle men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Heinle women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heinle were Clerk and Stenographer.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
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What Heinle family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heinle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heinle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 774 immigration records available for the last name Heinle. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Heinle. For the veterans among your Heinle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heinle lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Heinle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Heinle in 1954 was 49, and 67 in 2004.

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