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Amyet Family History

Amyet 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: Amyot, Kmet, Ames, Ayer, Amber, Amsel, Samet, Ammer, Amey, Aye

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Where is the Amyet family from?

You can see how Amyet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Amyet family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Amyet families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Amyet family living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Amyet's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Amyet families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Amyet surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Amyet ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 77 census records available for the last name Amyet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amyet 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 15 immigration records available for the last name Amyet. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 13 military records available for the last name Amyet. For the veterans among your Amyet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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