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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hiestand

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  • According to a user from Colorado, United States, the name Hiestand is of Unknown origin and means "The name HIESTAND comes from the Middle High German "hie stant!" which means: "stand here!" (imperative) The first documented use of the surname HIESTAND is in the parish of Richterswil, Canton Zurich, Switzerland in tax record from the year 1401.".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Hiestand

Harry was born on November 19th, 1958.


Edgar W. Hiestand was an office holder. Edgar was born on December 3rd, 1888 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He died on August 19th, 1970.


Emily was born in 1947.


John was born on October 2nd, 1824 in East Donegal Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He died on December 13th, 1890.


Samuel was born in 1782. He died in 1838.


Joseph was born on November 26th, 1906. He passed away on October 5th, 2004.


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Popularity of Hiestand as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hiestand U.S.
  White 95.88% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.47% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.31% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hiestand

People with the last name Hiestand are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Hiestand

  • How Popular is the name Hiestand? As a last name Hiestand was the 23,725th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Hiestand first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Hiestand is Thursday, July 3rd, 1873.
  • How unique is the name Hiestand? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Hiestand. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Hiestand: Your name in reverse order is Dnatseih. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nhedsait. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hiestand? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,067 people with the last name Hiestand.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hiestand? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hiestand as their last name since less than 1 person in 278k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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