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Huy Family History

Huy Name Meaning

German: Sorbian kinship term meaning ‘uncle’. East Asian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Hum, Luy, Hay, Hua, Hu, Eudy, Hug, Hue, Hoy, Hy

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Where is the Huy family from?

You can see how Huy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Huy families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Huy families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 75% of all the recorded Huy's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Huy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Huy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Huy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Huy. 20% of Huy men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Huy women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Huy were Carpenter and Waitress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    20%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Carpenter
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Servant
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Waitress
    34%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Huy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 880 immigration records available for the last name Huy. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Huy. For the veterans among your Huy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Huy lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Huy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Huy in 1963 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

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