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Hyams Name Meaning

Jewish: Americanized form of any of the various Ashkenazic surnames derived from the Yiddish personal name Khayem, Khayim (see Heim).

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


Similar surnames: Hass, Syms, Hans, Grams, Haas, Hamm, Heims, Adams, Herms, Hyatt

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Hyams Family Origin

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Hyams Family Occupations

What did your Hyams ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hyams occupation in the USA was Laborer. 11% of Hyams's were Laborers. Laborer, Farm Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hyams. A less common occupation for the Hyams family was Farmer.

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  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Cigar Maker

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hyams ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hyams Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hyams. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hyams 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hyams. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hyams. For the veterans among your Hyams ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hyams Life Expectancy

What is the average Hyams lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Hyams life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hyams in 1948 was 48, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hyams

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hyams 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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