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Pyken Family History

Pyken 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: Ryken, Pyke, Pike, Hyden, Ken, Dyke, Pyon, Pyle, Pye, Picken

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Where is the Pyken family from?

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

What did your Pyken ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 26 census records available for the last name Pyken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pyken 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 10 immigration records available for the last name Pyken. 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 4 military records available for the last name Pyken. For the veterans among your Pyken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pyken lifespan?

Average Pyken life expectancy in 1973 was 83 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

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