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Fyhn Family History

Fyhn Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Fehn, Fahn, Fohn, John, Yan, Yin, Fan, Yon, Yun, Lyon

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Where is the Fyhn family from?

You can see how Fyhn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fyhn family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Fyhn families were found in Scotland in 1901. In 1901 there were 9 Fyhn families living in Fife. This was 100% of all the recorded Fyhn's in Scotland. Fife had the highest population of Fyhn families in 1901.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fyhn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fyhn ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 264 census records available for the last name Fyhn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fyhn 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 146 immigration records available for the last name Fyhn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 12 military records available for the last name Fyhn. For the veterans among your Fyhn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fyhn lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2002, in the United States, Fyhn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Fyhn in 1968 was 86, and 94 in 2002.

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