Hyams Name Meaning

Jewish: Americanized form of any of the various Ashkenazic surnames derived from the Yiddish personal name Khayem, Khayim (see Heim).

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


Similar surnames: Hass, Syms, Hans, Grams, Haas, Hamm, Heims, Adams, Herms, Hyatt

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Hyams Family Origin

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Hyams Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    8%
  • General Dealer

    7%
  • Fishmonger

    4%
  • Cigar Maker

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hyams family was Cigar Maker. Tailor, General Dealer and Fishmonger were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hyams. The most common Hyams occupation in the UK was Tailor. 8% of Hyams's were Tailors.

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Hyams Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Hyams life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hyams in 1948 was 48, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hyams

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