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Heinrichs Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Heinrich .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hinrichs, Henrichs, Heinrich, Heidrich, Hinrichsen, Henrich, Genrich

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Where is the Heinrichs family from?

You can see how Heinrichs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heinrichs family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Heinrichs families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 22 Heinrichs families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 49% of all the recorded Heinrichs's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Heinrichs families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heinrichs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heinrichs ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Heinrichs. 92% of Heinrichs men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Heinrichs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heinrichs 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Heinrichs. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Heinrichs. For the veterans among your Heinrichs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heinrichs lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Heinrichs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Heinrichs in 1944 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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