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Hyden Name Meaning

English: variant of Hayden . Altered form of German Heiden .

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


Similar surnames: Hayden, Hyde, Haden, Hidden, Hedden, Heyden, Hylen, Elden, Boden

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Where is the Hyden family from?

You can see how Hyden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hyden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hyden families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 58 Hyden families living in Staffordshire. This was about 28% of all the recorded Hyden's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Hyden families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hyden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hyden ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hyden. 50% of Hyden men worked as a Colliery Hewer and 66% of Hyden women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hyden were General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Du. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Colliery Hewer
    50%
  • General Labourer
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    66%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
    8%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic Du
    5%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Hyden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hyden 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hyden. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hyden. For the veterans among your Hyden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hyden lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hyden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hyden in 1945 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

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