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Uylie Family History

Uylie 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: Wylie, Lyle, Pyle, Kyle, Lie, Mylin, Uhlir, Helie, Sylte, Urie

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Where is the Uylie family from?

You can see how Uylie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Uylie family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1861 and 1880. The most Uylie families were found in USA in 1880. In 1861 there was 1 Uylie family living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Uylie's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Uylie families in 1861.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Uylie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Uylie ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 71 census records available for the last name Uylie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Uylie 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 9 immigration records available for the last name Uylie. 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 3 military records available for the last name Uylie. For the veterans among your Uylie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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