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Heinly Family History

Heinly Name Meaning

Variant of South German Heinle.

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


Similar surnames: Heinl, Heiny, Heinle, Heiney, Hinely, Heindl, Hainley, Henny, Henly

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Where is the Heinly family from?

You can see how Heinly families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heinly family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Heinly families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Heinly families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 70% of all the recorded Heinly's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Heinly families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heinly surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heinly ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Student Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Heinly. 20% of Heinly men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Heinly women worked as a Student Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heinly were Unemployed and Housewife. .

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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
    20%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Machinist
    14%
  • Unemployed
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Student Nurse
    25%
  • Seamer
    25%
  • Housework
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Heinly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heinly 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 141 immigration records available for the last name Heinly. 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 383 military records available for the last name Heinly. For the veterans among your Heinly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heinly lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Heinly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Heinly in 1962 was 68, and 88 in 2004.

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