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Pysden Surname Meaning

from Poison Down in East Langdon (Kent) which is recorded as Pesinges in 1086 Pysing' in 1264 Pesingge in 1290 and Pising in 1799. The place-name probably derives from an Old English *pising ‘place where peas grow’. An element of bowdlerization is evident in the relatively recent modifications of both the surname and place-name.

Source: The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, 2021

Similar surnames: Hyden, Ryden, Amsden, Paden, Posen, Basden, Peaden, Pysher, Posten

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Where is the Pysden family from?

You can see how Pysden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pysden family name was found in the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1911. The most Pysden families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 44 Pysden families living in Kent. This was about 85% of all the recorded Pysden's in United Kingdom. Kent had the highest population of Pysden families in 1891.
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What did your Pysden ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Pysden. 100% of Pysden women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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There are 960 census records available for the last name Pysden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pysden 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 117 immigration records available for the last name Pysden. 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 113 military records available for the last name Pysden. For the veterans among your Pysden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Average Pysden life expectancy in 1997 was 75 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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