History of your Surname
Get access to Heggie family records.Start a free trial

Heggie Family History

Heggie Name Meaning

Scottish (Fife): shortened form of MacKeggie which is possibly a shortened Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic McIlhagga where the eggie element may be from Mo-Fhèaga<i/> a pet form for Saint Féichín.

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

Similar surnames: Heggins, Hegge, Henkin, Yegge, Roggie, Heagle, Hegel, Biggie, Helie

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Heggie family from?

You can see how Heggie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heggie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Heggie families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1891 there were 35 Heggie families living in Lancashire. This was about 24% of all the recorded Heggie's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Heggie families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heggie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heggie ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Barman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Heggie. 25% of Heggie men worked as a Barman and 84% of Heggie women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heggie were Motor Body Builder and State Registered Nurse. .

View Census Data for Heggie | Data not to scale

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Barman
  • Unemployed
  • General Labourer
  • Motor Body Builder

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
  • State Registered Nurse
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Heggie family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Heggie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heggie census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Heggie

Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Heggie. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Heggie immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Heggie. For the veterans among your Heggie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Heggie military records

You've only scratched the surface of Heggie family history

Discover More

What is the average Heggie lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Heggie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Heggie in 1944 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heggie

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Heggie family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial