Hiett Family History

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Hiett Name Meaning

English: variant of Hyatt.

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

Similar surnames: Hiatt, Hyett, Huett, Hiott, Howett, Pett, Hitt, Hirst, Witt, Huitt

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Hiett Family Origin

Where is the Hiett family from?

Hiett Family Occupations

What did your Hiett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hiett. A less common occupation for the Hiett family was Blacksmith. The most common Hiett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Hiett's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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

Hiett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Hiett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hiett 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 382 immigration records available for the last name Hiett. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hiett. For the veterans among your Hiett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hiett Life Expectancy

What is the average Hiett lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hiett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hiett in 1945 was 51, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hiett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hiett ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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