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Hidy Surname Meaning

Hungarian: archaic form of Hidi (or Hídi) a topographic name for someone living by a bridge from híd ‘bridge’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Hils, Hyde, Hink, Vida, Hild, Heide, Hieb, Eidt, Kidd, Eudy

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Where is the Hidy family from?

You can see how Hidy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hidy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hidy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 5 Hidy families living in Bedfordshire. This was about 63% of all the recorded Hidy's in United Kingdom. Bedfordshire had the highest population of Hidy families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hidy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hidy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hidy. 29% of Hidy men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Hidy women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hidy were Salesman and Clerk. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Nurse
    22%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hidy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hidy 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 95 immigration records available for the last name Hidy. 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 808 military records available for the last name Hidy. For the veterans among your Hidy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hidy lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Hidy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hidy in 1964 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

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