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Gy Family History

Gy Name 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: Gu, Gay, Ge, Goy, Guy, Go, Hy, Ey, Ly, Sy

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Where is the Gy family from?

You can see how Gy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gy family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1911. The most Gy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 3 Gy families living in North Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Gy's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Gy families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gy ancestors do for a living?

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

What Gy family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 689 census records available for the last name Gy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gy 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 221 immigration records available for the last name Gy. 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 Gy. For the veterans among your Gy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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