Hieb Family History

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Hieb Name Meaning

German: from Hib(b)o, a pet form of a Germanic personal name Hildibert (see Hiebert).

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

Similar surnames: Sieb, Hier, Lieb, Rieb, Heeb, Lier, Lien, Dies, Hils, Bien

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Hieb Family Origin

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Hieb Family Occupations

What did your Hieb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Barber and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hieb. A less common occupation for the Hieb family was Keeping House. The most common Hieb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Hieb's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Cigar Maker

  • Keeping House


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hieb ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hieb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hieb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hieb 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 611 immigration records available for the last name Hieb. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hieb. For the veterans among your Hieb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hieb Life Expectancy

What is the average Hieb lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Hieb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Hieb in 1941 was 32, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hieb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hieb 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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