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Byl Surname Meaning

Dutch: variant archaic (or Americanized) and Flemish of Bijl .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bal, Belt, Bye, Bow, Bay, Ahl, Ban, Pyle, Bolt, Aye

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Where is the Byl family from?

You can see how Byl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Byl family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Byl families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Byl families living in Middlesex. This was about 29% of all the recorded Byl's in United Kingdom. Middlesex and 1 other county had the highest population of Byl families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Byl surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Byl ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Byl. 100% of Byl women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Byl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Byl 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Byl. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Byl. For the veterans among your Byl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Byl lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Byl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Byl in 1959 was 47, and 88 in 2004.

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