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Hylyard Family History

Hylyard 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: Hilyard, Hyland, Aylward, Hillard, Hellard, Gilyard, Bolyard

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Where is the Hylyard family from?

You can see how Hylyard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hylyard family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Hylyard families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Hylyard family living in North Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Hylyard's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Hylyard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hylyard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hylyard ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hylyard ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 64 census records available for the last name Hylyard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hylyard 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Hylyard. 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 6 military records available for the last name Hylyard. For the veterans among your Hylyard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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