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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Heiss

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  • A submission from United States says the name Heiss means "Hot".

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Heiss

Carol Heiss is a figure skater.


Anita was born in 1968.


Alanna was born on May 13th, 1943 in Louisville, Kentucky.


Michael Heiss was a christian bishop. His most notable accomplishments were from 1881 to 1890. Michael was born on April 12th, 1818 in Bavaria. He left this life on March 26th, 1890.


Kristen was born on May 12th, 1987 in Casper, Wyoming. Kristen is also known as Heiss and Kristen Elizabeth.


Hermann was born in 1897. He left this life in 1966.


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Popularity of Heiss as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Heiss U.S.
  White 96.02% 64.26%
  African American 0.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.79% 16.26%

Of Last Name Heiss

People with the last name Heiss are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Heiss

  • How Popular is the name Heiss? As a last name Heiss was the 12,584th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Heiss? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Heiss was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Heiss: Your name in reverse order is Ssieh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eshis. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Heiss? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,460 people with the last name Heiss.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Heiss? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Heiss as their last name since less than 1 person in 120k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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