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Huyett Name Meaning

Variant spelling of French Huyet, a pet form of the personal name Hugues.

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


Similar surnames: Huet, Hutt, Huett, Hulett, Guyette, Hulet, Guyett, Huggett, Hyett

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Where is the Huyett family from?

You can see how Huyett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huyett family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Huyett families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Huyett families living in Maryland. This was about 50% of all the recorded Huyett's in the USA. Maryland and 1 other state had the highest population of Huyett families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Huyett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Huyett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Huyett. 27% of Huyett men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Huyett women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Huyett were Salesman and Stenographer.

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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

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Knitter
    11%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    20%
  • Seamstress
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
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What Huyett family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Huyett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huyett 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 117 immigration records available for the last name Huyett. 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 588 military records available for the last name Huyett. For the veterans among your Huyett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Huyett lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Huyett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Huyett in 1960 was 59, and 73 in 2004.

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