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Pymett Family History

Pymett 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: Emmett, Syrett, Puett, Pett, Lycett, Pyatt, Plett, Payment, Yett

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Where is the Pymett family from?

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

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

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Census Records

There are 2 census records available for the last name Pymett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pymett 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Pymett. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pymett. For the veterans among your Pymett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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