Hymes Family History

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Hymes Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Heims.

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


Similar surnames: Himes, Hynes, Hymer, Hime, Dyes, Kyes, Henes, Hyer, Hymel, Hyman

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Hymes Family Origin

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Hymes Family Occupations

What did your Hymes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hymes family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hymes. The most common Hymes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Hymes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Hymes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hymes Life Expectancy

What is the average Hymes lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Hymes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hymes in 1948 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hymes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hymes 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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