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Pyke Family History

Pyke Surname Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Pike . This name has been established in Ireland since the late 14th century.

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


Similar surnames: Pike, Pyne, Pye, Dyke, Wyke, Eyre, Pile, Pynn, Pote, Coke

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Where is the Pyke family from?

You can see how Pyke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pyke family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pyke families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 213 Pyke families living in London. This was about 20% of all the recorded Pyke's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Pyke families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pyke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pyke ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Pyke. 10% of Pyke men worked as a General Labourer and 75% of Pyke women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pyke were Railway Signalman and Unpaid Domestic. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    10%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Bricklayer
    6%
  • Railway Signalman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
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Census Records

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Pyke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pyke 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Pyke. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Pyke. For the veterans among your Pyke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pyke lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Pyke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Pyke in 1941 was 44, and 88 in 2004.

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