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Pyman Family History

Pyman Surname Meaning

perhaps from the Middle English personal name Pimme (see Pym ) + man denoting ‘servant of Pimme’.

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016


Similar surnames: Lyman, Wyman, Eyman, Ryman, Nyman, Hyman, Byman, Pylman, Yan, Pan

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Where is the Pyman family from?

You can see how Pyman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pyman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Pyman families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 36 Pyman families living in Essex. This was about 22% of all the recorded Pyman's in United Kingdom. Essex had the highest population of Pyman families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pyman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pyman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Private Means and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Pyman. 28% of Pyman men worked as a Private Means and 79% of Pyman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pyman were Butcher and Retired. .

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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

  • Private Means
    28%
  • Agricultural Labourer
    19%
  • Solicitor
    19%
  • Butcher
    19%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    79%
  • Private Means
    11%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Retired
    3%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Pyman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pyman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Pyman. 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 317 military records available for the last name Pyman. For the veterans among your Pyman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pyman lifespan?

Between 1965 and 1999, in the United States, Pyman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Pyman in 1965 was 87, and 78 in 1999.

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