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Fyten Family History

Fyten 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: Hyden, Osten, Oyen, Doten, Ryden, Nylen, Roten, Alten, Orten, Luten

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Where is the Fyten family from?

You can see how Fyten families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fyten family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Fyten families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 4 Fyten families living in Lancashire. This was about 67% of all the recorded Fyten's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Fyten families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fyten surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fyten ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Fyten. 43% of Fyten men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    43%
  • Carpenter
    29%
  • Driver
    29%
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What Fyten family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 533 census records available for the last name Fyten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fyten 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 184 immigration records available for the last name Fyten. 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 110 military records available for the last name Fyten. For the veterans among your Fyten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fyten lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2003, in the United States, Fyten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Fyten in 1968 was 59, and 38 in 2003.

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