Heyn Family History

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Heyn Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant spelling of Hein.

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

Similar surnames: Heyne, Henn, Heyd, Hayn, Heys, Heun, Meyn, Heye, Hern, Hehn

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Heyn Family Origin

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Heyn Family Occupations

What did your Heyn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Heyn. 9% of Heyn men worked as a Salesman and 9% of Heyn women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heyn were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Housework
  • Stenographer

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

Heyn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Heyn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heyn 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Heyn. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Heyn. For the veterans among your Heyn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heyn Life Expectancy

What is the average Heyn lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Heyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Heyn in 1943 was 39, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heyn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heyn 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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