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Pyker Family History

Pyker 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: Piker, Spyker, Ryker, Byker, Kyker, Pyper, Pyke, Pike, Baker, Peter

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Where is the Pyker family from?

You can see how Pyker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pyker family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1911. The most Pyker families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1861 there were 2 Pyker families living in Aberdeenshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Pyker's in Scotland. Aberdeenshire had the highest population of Pyker families in 1861.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pyker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pyker ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 99 census records available for the last name Pyker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pyker 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 20 immigration records available for the last name Pyker. 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 8 military records available for the last name Pyker. For the veterans among your Pyker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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