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Hyslop Surname Meaning

Scottish (southwestern): variant of Heslop .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Alsop, Harrop, Harlow, Heslop, Enslow, Hosler, Gallop, Koslow, Hasson

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Where is the Hyslop family from?

You can see how Hyslop families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hyslop family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hyslop families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1911 there were 137 Hyslop families living in Ontario. This was about 54% of all the recorded Hyslop's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hyslop families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hyslop surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hyslop ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Hyslop. 59% of Hyslop men worked as a Farmer and 32% of Hyslop women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hyslop were Carpenter and Bookkeeper. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Engineer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Dressmaker
  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Hyslop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hyslop 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Hyslop. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hyslop. For the veterans among your Hyslop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hyslop lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hyslop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hyslop in 1952 was 30, and 80 in 2004.

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