Hylen Family History

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Hylen Name Meaning

Swedish (Hylén): unexplained. Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farms, of uncertain etymology.

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


Similar surnames: Hyden, Holen, Nylen, Bolen, Hillen, Hyde, Hole, Holien, Walen, Ayles

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Hylen Family Origin

Where is the Hylen family from?

Hylen Family Occupations

What did your Hylen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hylen family was Trackman Rr. The most common Hylen occupation in the USA was Harness Maker. 25% of Hylen's were Harness Makers. Harness Maker, Keeping House and Retired were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hylen.

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  • Harness Maker

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Retired

    25%
  • Trackman Rr

    25%

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

Hylen Historical Records

What Hylen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hylen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hylen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hylen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hylen. 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 Hylen. For the veterans among your Hylen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hylen Life Expectancy

What is the average Hylen lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hylen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hylen in 1953 was 62, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hylen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hylen 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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