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Sy Family History

Sy Name Meaning

Hispanic (Philippines): unexplained. African: unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Ty, Ky, Su, Uy, Si, Dy, Ly, Hy, Lo, Ok

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Where is the Sy family from?

You can see how Sy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sy family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Sy family living in Yorkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Sy's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Sy families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Sy. 100% of Sy 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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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sy 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sy. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Sy. For the veterans among your Sy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sy lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Sy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Sy in 1964 was 83, and 70 in 2004.

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