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Pyst Family History

Pyst 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: Post, Pust, Port, Pott, Best, Oest, Most, Last, Posa, Mast

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Where is the Pyst family from?

You can see how Pyst families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pyst family name was found in Scotland between 1841 and 1871. The most Pyst families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1841 there was 1 Pyst family living in Angus. This was 100% of all the recorded Pyst's in Scotland. Angus had the highest population of Pyst families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pyst 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 Pyst ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 9 census records available for the last name Pyst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pyst 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 6 immigration records available for the last name Pyst. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pyst. For the veterans among your Pyst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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