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Heino Family History

Heino Surname Meaning

Finnish: habitational name from farms so named from the personal name Heino the Finnish vernacular form of German Heinrich (see Henry ). Established as a hereditary surname since the 19th century in southwestern Finland. During the name-changing campaigns of the early 20th century largely adopted as an ornamental name under the influence of the word heinä ‘hay’ (compare Laine ). In the US the surname Heino is also found as a shortened form of the cognate Heinonen . German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a pet form of Heinrich .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Leino, Hein, Heinz, Heine, Wein, Hain, Hino, Lein, Heins, Thein

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Where is the Heino family from?

You can see how Heino families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heino family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Heino families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Heino families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Heino's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Heino families in 1891.
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What did your Heino ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Heino. 26% of Heino men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Heino women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heino were Longshoreman and Secretary. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Longshoreman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Cook
  • Housework
  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Heino. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heino census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Heino. 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.

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Draft Cards

There are 975 military records available for the last name Heino. For the veterans among your Heino ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heino lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Heino life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Heino in 1958 was 70, and 83 in 2004.

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