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Hyatt Name Meaning

English (mainly London and Surrey): possibly a topographic name from Middle English hegh, hie ‘high’ + yate ‘gate’. Jewish (American): Americanized spelling of Chait.

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


Similar surnames: Myatt, Hart, Hatt, Batt, Halt, Wyatt, Platt, Blatt, Hutt, Huett

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Where is the Hyatt family from?

You can see how Hyatt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hyatt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hyatt families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 117 Hyatt families living in New York. This was about 38% of all the recorded Hyatt's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Hyatt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hyatt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hyatt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hyatt. 18% of Hyatt men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Hyatt women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hyatt were Truck Driver and Clerk.

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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

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Teacher
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%
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Census Records

There are 110,000 census records available for the last name Hyatt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hyatt 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Hyatt. 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 20,000 military records available for the last name Hyatt. For the veterans among your Hyatt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hyatt lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hyatt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hyatt in 1940 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

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