Heydt Family History

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Heydt Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Heidt, itself a variant of Heid.

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


Similar surnames: Haydt, Heldt, Heidt, Heyd, Heyde, Heyne, Herdt, Heyer, Hardt, Heide

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Heydt Family Origin

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Heydt Family Occupations

What did your Heydt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Knitter were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Heydt. 10% of Heydt men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Heydt women worked as a Knitter. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heydt were Clerk and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    10%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    4%
  • Clerk
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Knitter
    7%
  • Stenographer
    5%
  • Waitress
    5%
  • Bookkeeper
    4%

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

Heydt Historical Records

What Heydt family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Heydt Life Expectancy

What is the average Heydt lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Heydt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Heydt in 1960 was 57, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heydt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heydt 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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