Hyndman Family History

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Hyndman Name Meaning

Scottish: possibly a nickname from Middle English hende ‘courteous’ (see Hendy), or an occupational name for a deer-keeper, from Middle English hind ‘female deer’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the female personal name Hinde.

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

Similar surnames: Henman, Hardman, Holdman, Herdman, Heldman, Hudman, Waldman, Wildman

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Hyndman Family Origin

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Hyndman Family Occupations

What did your Hyndman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hyndman family was Pudler At Tin Works. Fisherman, Annuitant and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hyndman. The most common Hyndman occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 14% of Hyndman's were Fishermans.

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  • Fisherman

  • Annuitant

  • Labourer

  • Pudler At Tin Works


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

Hyndman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Hyndman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hyndman 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hyndman. 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 Hyndman. For the veterans among your Hyndman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hyndman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hyndman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hyndman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Hyndman in 1954 was 40, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hyndman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hyndman 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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