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Hayat Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ḥayāt ‘life’. Arabic and Jewish (Sephardic): variant of Khayat ‘tailor’ (khayyāṭ in Arabic).

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


Similar surnames: Haydt, Hata, Hay, Hayes, Hatt, Hart, Haar, Hayer, Haag, Hayman

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Where is the Hayat family from?

You can see how Hayat families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hayat family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Hayat family living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Hayat's in USA. Pennsylvania and 1 other state had the highest population of Hayat families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hayat surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hayat ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 304 census records available for the last name Hayat. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hayat 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 498 immigration records available for the last name Hayat. 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 608 military records available for the last name Hayat. For the veterans among your Hayat ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hayat lifespan?

Between 1975 and 2001, in the United States, Hayat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Hayat in 1975 was 73, and 61 in 2001.

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