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Hykes Name Meaning

Czech (Hykeš): from a derivative of the personal name Hugo (see Hugh ). Americanized form of North German Heikes .

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


Similar surnames: Hynek, Kyles, Tukes, Sykes, Hyams, Jukes, Hypes, Lykes, Aynes, Ayles

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Where is the Hykes family from?

You can see how Hykes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hykes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hykes families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 9 Hykes families living in Ontario. This was about 90% of all the recorded Hykes's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hykes families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hykes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hykes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hykes. 55% of Hykes men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Hykes women worked as a Housewife. .

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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

  • Farmer
    55%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hykes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hykes 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 324 immigration records available for the last name Hykes. 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 399 military records available for the last name Hykes. For the veterans among your Hykes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hykes lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hykes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Hykes in 1959 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

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