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Hysmith Family History

Hysmith Name Meaning

English: variant of Highsmith .

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

Similar surnames: Hammitt, Haith, Howorth, Smithee, Smit, Smithe, Smyth, Schmith

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Where is the Hysmith family from?

You can see how Hysmith families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hysmith family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hysmith families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Hysmith families living in North Carolina. This was about 71% of all the recorded Hysmith's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Hysmith families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hysmith surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hysmith ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hysmith. 34% of Hysmith men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Hysmith women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hysmith were Salesman and Teacher. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Teacher
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What Hysmith family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hysmith. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hysmith 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 24 immigration records available for the last name Hysmith. 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 309 military records available for the last name Hysmith. For the veterans among your Hysmith ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hysmith lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Hysmith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Hysmith in 1961 was 59, and 72 in 2004.

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