Heinsen Family History

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Heinsen Name Meaning

Danish: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Hein, short form of Heinrich.

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

Similar surnames: Hensen, Heinsohn, Heiken, Henson, Heine, Bernsen, Hermsen, Theisen

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Heinsen Family Origin

Where is the Heinsen family from?

Heinsen Family Occupations

What did your Heinsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heinsen occupation in the USA was Grocer. 40% of Heinsen's were Grocers. Grocer, Fish Dealer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heinsen. A less common occupation for the Heinsen family was Retired Grocer.

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  • Grocer

  • Fish Dealer

  • Keeping House

  • Retired Grocer


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

Heinsen Historical Records

What Heinsen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Heinsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heinsen 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 836 immigration records available for the last name Heinsen. 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 231 military records available for the last name Heinsen. For the veterans among your Heinsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heinsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Heinsen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Heinsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Heinsen in 1956 was 50, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heinsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heinsen 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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