Heyde Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Heyde 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: Heyd, Heide, Heyden, Hyde, Heyne, Heye, Heydt, Helder, Heyse, Heyder

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with a family member and we'll do the searching for you.

Heyde Family Origin

Where is the Heyde family from?

Heyde Family Occupations

What did your Heyde ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Heyde. 25% of Heyde men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Heyde women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heyde were Janitor and Cook

View Census data for Heyde | Data not to scale

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Janitor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Saleslady
  • Dictaphone Operator
  • Cook

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

Heyde Historical Records

What Heyde family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Heyde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heyde census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Heyde

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Heyde. 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.

View all Heyde immigration records

Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Heyde. For the veterans among your Heyde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Heyde military records

You've only scratched the surface of Heyde family history.

Heyde Life Expectancy

What is the average Heyde lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Heyde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Heyde in 1962 was 81, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heyde

Famous Heyde Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name