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Hyden Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from Clayhidon in Devon (recorded as Hidon, Hydon up to the end of the 15th century), which was originally named from Old English hieg ‘hay’ + dun ‘hill’, or from any of the places named Iden (see Iden), of which there are two examples in Kent and one in East Sussex. In medieval records these all occur with the spelling Hiden or Hyden. German: unexplained. Altered spelling of German Heiden. Dutch (van der Hyden): topographic name for a moorland dweller (see Heide 2).

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


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

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Hyden Family Origin

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Hyden Family 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 UK 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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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%

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

Hyden Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hyden. 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 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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Hyden Life Expectancy

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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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