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Hylwa Family History

Hylwa 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: Halla, Hylen, Tylka, Hula, Zyla, Holway, Hulka, Zylka, Sylla, Holda

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Where is the Hylwa family from?

You can see how Hylwa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hylwa family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Hylwa family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Hylwa's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hylwa families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hylwa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hylwa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Floor Helper and Inspector were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hylwa. 100% of Hylwa men worked as a Floor Helper and 100% of Hylwa women worked as an Inspector. .

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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

  • Floor Helper

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Inspector
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What Hylwa family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 61 census records available for the last name Hylwa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hylwa 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 18 immigration records available for the last name Hylwa. 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 39 military records available for the last name Hylwa. For the veterans among your Hylwa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hylwa lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Hylwa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hylwa in 1963 was 37, and 96 in 2003.

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