Hy Name Meaning

Variant of English High. Chinese : Taishan spelling of Xie 2. Vietnamese: unexplained.

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

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Hy Family Origin

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Hy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Gold Miner

    25%
  • R. R. Laborer

    25%

In 1880, Farmer and Gold Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hy. A less common occupation for the Hy family was R. R. Laborer. The most common Hy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Hy's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Hy | Data not to scale

Hy Historical Records

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Hy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1970 and 2004, Hy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hy in 1970 was 84, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hy

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