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Pyse Family History

Pyse 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, Wyse, Pyke, Pryse, Pase, Pyne, Pose, Pike, Rye

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Where is the Pyse family from?

You can see how Pyse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pyse family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Pyse families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Pyse family living in Shropshire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Pyse's in United Kingdom. Shropshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Pyse families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pyse surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pyse ancestors do for a living?

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

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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

  • Laborer
    100%
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What Pyse family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 170 census records available for the last name Pyse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pyse 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 17 immigration records available for the last name Pyse. 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 37 military records available for the last name Pyse. For the veterans among your Pyse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pyse lifespan?

Between 1971 and 2001, in the United States, Pyse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Pyse in 1971 was 81, and 58 in 2001.

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