Hyun Family History

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Hyun Name Meaning

Korean (Hyon): there is one Chinese character for the surname Hyon. Some records indicate that there are 106 Hyon clans, but only four can be documented, and these all descend from the same founding ancestor. The Hyon clan founding ancestor was a Koryo general named Hyon Tam-yun, who lived during the latter part of the 12th century. Members of the Hyon clan can be found throughout Korea, with high concentrations in Kyongsang North province, Kyonggi province, Ch’ungch’ong South province, and Cholla South province.

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

Similar surnames: Yun, Mun, Pyon, Horn, Hain, Hahn, Hyde, Hau, Hui, Pyun

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Hyun Family Origin

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Hyun Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Hyun occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Hyun's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Hyun Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 634 census records available for the last name Hyun. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hyun 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 750 immigration records available for the last name Hyun. 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 51 military records available for the last name Hyun. For the veterans among your Hyun ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hyun Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hyun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Hyun in 1954 was 32, and 83 in 2004.

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