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Pysh Family History

Pysh 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: Pash, Rush, Post, Pech, Ash, Posa, Nash, Posch, Pust, Yoh

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Where is the Pysh family from?

You can see how Pysh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pysh family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Pysh families living in New York. This was about 33% of all the recorded Pysh's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Pysh families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pysh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pysh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Miner and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pysh. 60% of Pysh men worked as a Miner and 100% of Pysh women worked as an Operator. .

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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

  • Miner
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
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What Pysh family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 265 census records available for the last name Pysh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pysh 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 41 immigration records available for the last name Pysh. 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 67 military records available for the last name Pysh. For the veterans among your Pysh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pysh lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Pysh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pysh in 1966 was 78, and 80 in 2003.

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