History of your Surname
Get access to Dym family records.Start a free trial

Dym Family History

Dym Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Polish dym ‘smoke’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Rom, Dom, Dam, Dyk, Alm, Dul, Dye, Das, Lim, Dyer

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Dym family from?

You can see how Dym families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dym family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Dym families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 6 Dym families living in Glamorgan. This was about 67% of all the recorded Dym's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan had the highest population of Dym families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dym surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dym ancestors do for a living?

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

View Census Data for Dym | Data not to scale

*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
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Dym family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 585 census records available for the last name Dym. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dym census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Dym

Passenger Lists

There are 472 immigration records available for the last name Dym. 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.

View all Dym immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 83 military records available for the last name Dym. For the veterans among your Dym ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Dym military records

You've only scratched the surface of Dym family history

Discover More

What is the average Dym lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Dym life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Dym in 1956 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dym

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Dym family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial