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Hyfer Family History

Hyfer Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Hofer, Hafer, Hyder, Hyer, Hymer, Hyler, Hyser, Hyzer, Huber, Hyde

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Where is the Hyfer family from?

Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hyfer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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What did your Hyfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Wholesaler was the top reported job for people in the USA named Hyfer. 100% of Hyfer men worked as a Wholesaler. .

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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

  • Wholesaler
    100%
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Census Records

There are 20 census records available for the last name Hyfer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hyfer 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 9 immigration records available for the last name Hyfer. 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 Cards

There are 8 military records available for the last name Hyfer. For the veterans among your Hyfer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hyfer lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2000, in the United States, Hyfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hyfer in 1966 was 63, and 85 in 2000.

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