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Hyett Family History

Hyett Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Hyatt.

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


Similar surnames: Huett, Hiett, Hyatt, Huyett, Pyeatt, Juett, Huitt, Huet, Hulett, Hutt

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Where is the Hyett family from?

You can see how Hyett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hyett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hyett families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Hyett families living in Ohio. This was about 23% of all the recorded Hyett's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Hyett families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hyett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hyett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hyett. 33% of Hyett men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Hyett women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hyett were Accountant and Maid.

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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
    33%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Accountant
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    31%
  • Servant
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Maid
    9%
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Hyett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hyett 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 916 immigration records available for the last name Hyett. 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 931 military records available for the last name Hyett. For the veterans among your Hyett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hyett lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hyett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hyett in 1959 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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