Hayman Family History

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Hayman Name Meaning

English: topographic name for a man who lived by an enclosure, from Middle English hay (see Hay 1) + man. The term was in many cases effectively a synonym for Hayward. English: nickname for a tall man (see Hay 2). English: occupational name for the servant of someone called Hai (see Hay 3), with man in the sense ‘servant’. English: occupational name for someone who sold hay. Jewish: variant of Heiman. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Hamann or Heumann.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Rayman, Gayman, Layman, Harman, Hagman, Hardman, Hyman, Waxman

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Hayman Family Origin

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Hayman Family Occupations

What did your Hayman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hayman. 11% of Hayman men worked as a General Labourer and 71% of Hayman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hayman were Farmer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    11%
  • Bricklayer
    4%
  • Builders Labourer
    4%
  • Farmer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    71%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Housewife
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hayman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 74,000 census records available for the last name Hayman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hayman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Hayman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Hayman. For the veterans among your Hayman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hayman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hayman lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hayman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hayman in 1945 was 34, and 80 in 2004.

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