Heyd Name Meaning

German and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived on a heath, a variant of Heid or Heide.

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


Similar surnames: Heyde, Hey, Herd, Heid, Held, Head, Heye, Heydt, Heyn, Fey

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Heyd Family Origin

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Heyd Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Moulder

    50%

In 1881, Carpenter and Moulder were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Heyd. The most common Heyd occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 50% of Heyd's were Carpenters.

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Heyd Historical Records

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Heyd Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Heyd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Heyd in 1951 was 59, and 91 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heyd

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