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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hymes

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Alt. Meaning

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

S is for serene, your calm time.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Hymes

Edward was born in 1908.


Randy Hymes is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to 2012. Randy was born on August 7th, 1979.


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Popularity of Hymes as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hymes U.S.
  White 49.89% 64.26%
  African American 45.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.16% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hymes

People with the last name Hymes are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Hymes

  • How Popular is the name Hymes? As a last name Hymes was the 13,874th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Hymes first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Hymes is Monday, August 16th, 1897.
  • How unique is the name Hymes? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Hymes. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Hymes: Your name in reverse order is Semyh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ymshe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hymes? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,177 people with the last name Hymes.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hymes? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hymes as their last name since less than 1 person in 135k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Hymess Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Hymes born Sep 20, 1999

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Philippines approximately on 700. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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