Hi Name 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: Ji, Li, Yi, Qi, Ki, Pi, Ni, Bi, Si, Xi

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Hi Family Origin

Where is the Hi family from?

Hi Family Occupations

What did your Hi ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hi occupation in the USA was Butcher. 14% of Hi's were Butchers. Butcher, Keeps Laundry and Laundry were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hi. A less common occupation for the Hi family was Laundry Hand.

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  • Butcher

    14%
  • Keeps Laundry

    14%
  • Laundry

    14%
  • Laundry Hand

    14%

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

Hi Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hi 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hi. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hi. For the veterans among your Hi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hi Life Expectancy

What is the average Hi lifespan?

Between 1971 and 2003, in the United States, Hi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hi in 1971 was 80, and 62 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hi

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hi ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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