In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1427 (1427 Hyznow, 1551 Hysnyo, 1557 Chisno, 1575 Chysne, 1584 Kysnow). It belonged to Jelšava and after to Muráň. In 1566 it was destroyed by Turks.
The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Kosice, Slovakia"
- Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1674-1895 (parish B)
- Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1784-1897 (parish A)
- Surnames of living people in Chyzne