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Pyms Family History

Pyms 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: Syms, Puls, Pyon, Pyle, Prus, Pye, Pass, Nims, Pins, Pimm

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Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pyms surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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What did your Pyms ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 38 census records available for the last name Pyms. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pyms 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 38 immigration records available for the last name Pyms. 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 11 military records available for the last name Pyms. For the veterans among your Pyms ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pyms lifespan?

Between 1982 and 1999, in the United States, Pyms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Pyms in 1982 was 86, and 73 in 1999.

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