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Bya Family History

Bya Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ba, Bye, Byl, Bua, Byam, Byas, Bea, Byk, Yu, Yan

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Where is the Bya family from?

You can see how Bya families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bya family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Bya families were found in Scotland in 1851. In 1851 there were 7 Bya families living in Stirlingshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Bya's in Scotland. Stirlingshire had the highest population of Bya families in 1851.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bya surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bya ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 135 census records available for the last name Bya. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bya census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 61 immigration records available for the last name Bya. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 15 military records available for the last name Bya. For the veterans among your Bya ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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