History of your Surname
Get access to Mydett family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Mydett Family History

Mydett 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: Syrett, Minett, Myatt, Lycett, Midgett, Myette, Yett, Mcnett, Mynatt

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Mydett family from?

You can see how Mydett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mydett family name was found in the USA in 1840. In 1840 there were 13 Mydett families living in North Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Mydett's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Mydett families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mydett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mydett ancestors do for a living?

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

What Mydett family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 55 census records available for the last name Mydett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mydett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Mydett

Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mydett. 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.

View all Mydett immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 5 military records available for the last name Mydett. For the veterans among your Mydett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Mydett military records

You've only scratched the surface of Mydett family history

Discover More

What is the average Mydett lifespan?

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Mydett family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Mydett last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial