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Heinz Family History

Heinz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a pet form of the personal name Heinrich.

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

Similar surnames: Heino, Hein, Heine, Hinz, Heinzel, Heinze, Wein, Heitz, Heins, Neitz

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Where is the Heinz family from?

You can see how Heinz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heinz family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Heinz families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Heinz families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 80% of all the recorded Heinz's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Heinz families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heinz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heinz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Heinz. .

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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
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What Heinz family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Heinz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heinz 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Heinz. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Heinz. For the veterans among your Heinz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heinz lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Heinz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Heinz in 1946 was 24, and 80 in 2004.

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