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Hym Family History

Hym 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: Ham, Hum, Hy, Hom, Dym, Hem, Yu, Han, Kim, Hay

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Where is the Hym family from?

You can see how Hym families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hym family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Hym families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 4 Hym families living in Lancashire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Hym's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Hym families in 1891.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hym ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 236 census records available for the last name Hym. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hym 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 77 immigration records available for the last name Hym. 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 19 military records available for the last name Hym. For the veterans among your Hym ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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