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Hiu Family History

Hiu 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: Qiu, Hu, Niu, Liu, Hau, Tiu, Hou, Chiu, Hix, Yiu

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Where is the Hiu family from?

You can see how Hiu families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hiu family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Hiu family living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Hiu's in USA. California had the highest population of Hiu families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hiu surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hiu ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hiu. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hiu 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 267 immigration records available for the last name Hiu. 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 53 military records available for the last name Hiu. For the veterans among your Hiu ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hiu lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Hiu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Hiu in 1964 was 25, and 80 in 2003.

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