Dykhuis Family History

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Dykhuis Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Dutch Dijkhuis, a topographic name for someone who lived in a house by a dike, from dijk ‘dike’, ‘ditch’ + huis ‘house’.

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

Similar surnames: Dyke, Dupuis, Kruis, Nyhuis, Dykhuizen, Melhus, De Haas, Nyenhuis

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Dykhuis Family Origin

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Dykhuis Family Occupations

What did your Dykhuis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dykhuis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Dykhuis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dykhuis family was Shoemaker. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dykhuis.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Shoemaker


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Dykhuis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 604 census records available for the last name Dykhuis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dykhuis census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 170 immigration records available for the last name Dykhuis. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 81 military records available for the last name Dykhuis. For the veterans among your Dykhuis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dykhuis Life Expectancy

What is the average Dykhuis lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Dykhuis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Dykhuis in 1964 was 86, and 74 in 2004.

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