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Thy Family History

Thy 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: Athy, Toy, Shy, Tay, Hy, Ty, Tuhy, Thi, Thye, Phy

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Where is the Thy family from?

You can see how Thy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Thy family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Thy families were found in USA in 1920. In 1871 there was 1 Thy family living in Midlothian. This was 100% of all the recorded Thy's in Scotland. Midlothian had the highest population of Thy families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Thy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Thy ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Thy ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Thy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thy 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 229 immigration records available for the last name Thy. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Thy. For the veterans among your Thy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Thy lifespan?

Between 1981 and 2001, in the United States, Thy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Thy in 1981 was 57, and 67 in 2001.

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