Nyhus Family History

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Nyhus Name Meaning

Scandinavian (mainly Norwegian): habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads and places named with ny ‘new’ + hus ‘house’, ‘farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Nyhuis, Mehus, Naus, Nyenhuis, Eachus, Kyles, Nyholm, Naves, Venus

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Nyhus Family Origin

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Nyhus Family Occupations

What did your Nyhus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Contractor and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nyhus. The most common Nyhus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Nyhus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nyhus family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Contractor

    6%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Nyhus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nyhus Life Expectancy

What is the average Nyhus lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Nyhus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Nyhus in 1962 was 69, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nyhus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nyhus 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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