Heys Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): variant spelling of Hayes. Dutch: variant of Heise 2.

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


Similar surnames: Heye, Heyes, Heyse, Hays, Heyn, Keys, Heyne, Buys, Hayn, Heyd

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Heys Family Origin

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Heys Family Occupations

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  • Analytical Chemist

    25%
  • Boilermaker

    25%
  • Collector Of Debts

    25%
  • Grocer

    25%

In 1881, the most common Heys occupation in Canada was Analytical Chemist. 25% of Heys's were Analytical Chemists. Analytical Chemist, Boilermaker and Collector Of Debts were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heys. A less common occupation for the Heys family was Grocer.

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Heys Historical Records

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Heys Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Heys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Heys in 1955 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heys

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