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Pyme Family History

Pyme 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: Pyle, Pye, Syme, Pyke, Pyne, Pike, Rye, Pope, Hyde, Lye

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Where is the Pyme family from?

You can see how Pyme families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pyme family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Pyme families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there was 1 Pyme family living in Yorkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Pyme's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Pyme families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pyme surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pyme ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk was the top reported job for people in the USA named Pyme. 100% of Pyme men worked as a Clerk. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    100%
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Census Records

There are 150 census records available for the last name Pyme. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pyme 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 54 immigration records available for the last name Pyme. 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 Pyme. For the veterans among your Pyme ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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