Heyd Family History

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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

What did your Heyd ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Brakeman were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Heyd. 35% of Heyd men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Heyd women worked as a Brakeman. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heyd were Traveller and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    35%
  • General Labourer
    10%
  • Lawyer
    10%
  • Traveller
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Brakeman
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%

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

Heyd Historical Records

What Heyd family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heyd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heyd 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Heyd. 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 Heyd. For the veterans among your Heyd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heyd Life Expectancy

What is the average Heyd lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heyd

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heyd 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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