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Myen Family History

Myen 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: Mayen, Moen, Oyen, Ryen, Men, Myren, Myer, Yen, Yan, Yin

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Where is the Myen family from?

You can see how Myen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Myen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Myen families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there was 1 Myen family living in Yorkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Myen's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Myen families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Myen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Myen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Myen. 62% of Myen 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
    62%
  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farm Labor
    12%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Myen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Myen 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 86 immigration records available for the last name Myen. 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 104 military records available for the last name Myen. For the veterans among your Myen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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