Hui Name Meaning

Chinese : Cantonese variant of Xu 1. Chinese : the 18th king of the Zhou Dynasty is most commonly known to posterity by his posthumously given name, Hui Wang. His descendants adopted Hui as their surname.

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

Similar surnames: Hu, Hua, Huo, Sui, Cui, Du, Chui, Lu, Qi, Bai

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Hui Family Origin

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Hui Family Occupations

What did your Hui ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Hui.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer

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

Hui Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hui. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hui 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Hui. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hui. For the veterans among your Hui ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hui Life Expectancy

What is the average Hui lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hui life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Hui in 1959 was 64, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hui 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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