Heun Family History

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Heun Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German hiune ‘giant’ (see Huhn 1). German: variant of Heine. Dutch: from a Germanic personal name, Huno.

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

Similar surnames: Henn, Hein, Hain, Haun, Hahn, Hehn, Hehr, Helf, Heyn, Hau

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Heun Family Origin

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Heun Family Occupations

What did your Heun ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Heun. 9% of Heun men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Heun women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heun were Carpenter and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Farming
  • Saleslady

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

Heun Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Heun. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heun 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 837 immigration records available for the last name Heun. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Heun. For the veterans among your Heun ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heun Life Expectancy

What is the average Heun lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Heun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Heun in 1950 was 26, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heun

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heun 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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