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Paty Surname Meaning

Altered form of English Patey Patty or Petty . French: from a variant of pâtis ‘pasture’ hence a topographic name for someone living by grazing land.

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


Similar surnames: Pay, Patz, Palm, Way, Pate, Pataky, Plate, Patry, Kath, Ratay

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Where is the Paty family from?

You can see how Paty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Paty family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Paty families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 4 Paty families living in Oxfordshire. This was about 40% of all the recorded Paty's in United Kingdom. Oxfordshire had the highest population of Paty families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Paty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Paty ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Paty. 31% of Paty men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Paty women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Paty were Salesman and Bookkeeper. .

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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

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Carpenter
    16%
  • Salesman
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    43%
  • Maid
    29%
  • Bookkeeper
    29%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Paty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paty 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Paty. 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 489 military records available for the last name Paty. For the veterans among your Paty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Paty lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Paty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Paty in 1957 was 42, and 86 in 2004.

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