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Hite Family History

Hite Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Hight.Americanized spelling of German Heit.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

463,646 Historical Documents with Hite on Ancestry.com
62,512 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
12,511 Military Records
1,708 Immigration Records
56,163 Census and Voter Lists
330,752 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hite Families

  • Number of Hite families
     113 - 223
     38 - 112
     1 - 37
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hite families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hite last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hite census records

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Hite Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Hite families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Hite Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Hite families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Hite

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Hite Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hite census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Hite ancestors, such as occupation.

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Hite Civil War Service Records

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