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Hoyt Family History

Hoyt Name Meaning
English: nickname for a tall, thin person, from Middle English hoit ‘long stick’.

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

1,243,337 Historical Documents with Hoyt on Ancestry.com
153,723 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
35,176 Military Records
11,666 Immigration Records
141,671 Census and Voter Lists
901,101 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hoyt Families

  • Number of Hoyt families
     378 - 753
     127 - 377
     1 - 126
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hoyt families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hoyt last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hoyt census records

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Hoyt Family Origin

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Hoyt Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Hoyt

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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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Hoyt Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hoyt census records

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Hoyt Civil War Service Records

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