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Hiy Family History

Hiy 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: Hay, Hey, Hoy, Hix, Hidy, Hy, Huy, Ji, Qiu, Han

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Where is the Hiy family from?

You can see how Hiy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hiy family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Hiy families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1880 there was 1 Hiy family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Hiy's in USA. New York had the highest population of Hiy families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hiy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hiy ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 148 census records available for the last name Hiy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hiy 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 21 immigration records available for the last name Hiy. 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 4 military records available for the last name Hiy. For the veterans among your Hiy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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