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Hyt Family History

Hyt 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: Hy, Hoyt, Yu, Han, Hata, Hay, Ham, He, Hu, Yi

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Where is the Hyt family from?

You can see how Hyt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hyt family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Hyt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 3 Hyt families living in Devon. This was 100% of all the recorded Hyt's in United Kingdom. Devon had the highest population of Hyt families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hyt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hyt ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 150 census records available for the last name Hyt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hyt 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 67 immigration records available for the last name Hyt. 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 12 military records available for the last name Hyt. For the veterans among your Hyt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hyt lifespan?

Between 1970 and 1981, in the United States, Hyt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Hyt in 1970 was 84, and 72 in 1981.

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