Hix Name Meaning

English: variant of Hicks. German: from a pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ as the first element.

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

Similar surnames: Hild, Hils, Hilt, Six, Tix, Nix, Heit, Mix, Ris, Dix

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Hix Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hix name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hix. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Hix Family Origin

Where is the Hix family from?

Hix Family Occupations

What did your Hix ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hix family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hix. The most common Hix occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Hix's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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Hix Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Hix. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hix 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 921 immigration records available for the last name Hix. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Hix. For the veterans among your Hix ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hix Life Expectancy

What is the average Hix lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Hix life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hix in 1948 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hix 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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