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Hyl Family History

Hyl 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: Byl, Hy, Heyl, Hyle, Yu, Han, Hay, Ham, He, Hu

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Where is the Hyl family from?

You can see how Hyl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hyl family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Hyl families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 4 Hyl families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Hyl's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Hyl families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hyl surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hyl ancestors do for a living?

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

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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

  • Farm Lab
    100%
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Census Records

There are 197 census records available for the last name Hyl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hyl 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 59 immigration records available for the last name Hyl. 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 21 military records available for the last name Hyl. For the veterans among your Hyl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hyl lifespan?

Between 1988 and 2003, in the United States, Hyl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hyl in 1988 was 78, and 89 in 2003.

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