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Pyffe Family History

Pyffe 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: Fyffe, Pyle, Pye, Puff, Taffe, Peffer, Jaffe, Ioffe, Joffe, Paff

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Where is the Pyffe family from?

You can see how Pyffe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pyffe family name was found in Scotland in 1901. In 1901 there were 5 Pyffe families living in Fife. This was 100% of all the recorded Pyffe's in Scotland. Fife had the highest population of Pyffe families in 1901.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pyffe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pyffe ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 22 census records available for the last name Pyffe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pyffe 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Pyffe. 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 2 military records available for the last name Pyffe. For the veterans among your Pyffe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pyffe lifespan?

Average Pyffe life expectancy in 1974 was 78 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

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