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

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Hoyt Family Origin

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Hoyt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Hoyt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Hoyt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hoyt family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoyt.

Source: Census data for Hoyt | Data not to scale

Hoyt Historical Records

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Hoyt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Hoyt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1951. The average life expectancy for Hoyt in 1944 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoyt

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