Saturday, November 22, 2014

Surname Saturday: Hyman

Today's Name: Hyman

My great-grandmother was Myrtle May Hyman (1884-1953). Her parents were James W. Hyman (1854-1926) & Mary Kime (1859-1917).

Her grandfather- Daniel Andrew Hyman (1810-1860) was born in Germany and came to America.


Hyman Name Meaning:
Jewish (American): Americanized variant of Heiman.
English: Variant of Hayman- Americanized spelling of Heimann.

Historical Documents with Hyman:

68,799 Birth, Marriage and Deaths
10,799 Military Records
15,212 Immigration Records
79,157 Census and Voter Lists
81,910 Member Trees

(All U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s):
There are 3,618 results for Hyman and it looks like a good amount of them are spelled the same way! Here are a few:

Name                           Birth Year            Arrival Year and Place

Jacob Hyman                                                                    America
Moses Hyman                                                                  America
Robinson Hyman                                                              Indiana
Margaret                                                  1739                 America
Wm. (William) Hyman                             1762                 Boston, Massachusetts
Henry Hyman                abt 1782               1812                New York, New York

Find a Grave:

There are 4,979 Results- in a wide range of states-- Which is actually very surprising to me!

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