Hyden Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from Clayhidon in Devon (recorded as Hidon, Hydon up to the end of the 15th century), which was originally named from Old English hieg ‘hay’ + dun ‘hill’, or from any of the places named Iden (see Iden), of which there are two examples in Kent and one in East Sussex. In medieval records these all occur with the spelling Hiden or Hyden. German: unexplained. Altered spelling of German Heiden. Dutch (van der Hyden): topographic name for a moorland dweller (see Heide 2).

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


Similar surnames: Hayden, Hyde, Haden, Hidden, Hedden, Heyden, Hylen, Elden, Boden

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Hyden Family Origin

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Hyden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Hyden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Hyden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hyden family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hyden.

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Hyden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hyden in 1945 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hyden

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