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Amyett Family History

Amyett 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: Emmett, Arnett, Myatt, Annett, Ament, Hamlett, Myette, Amonett

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Where is the Amyett family from?

You can see how Amyett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Amyett family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Amyett families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 8 Amyett families living in North Carolina. This was about 50% of all the recorded Amyett's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Amyett families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Amyett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Amyett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver was the top reported job for people in the USA named Amyett. 50% of Amyett men worked as a Truck Driver. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Truck Driver
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 370 census records available for the last name Amyett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amyett 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 38 immigration records available for the last name Amyett. 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 116 military records available for the last name Amyett. For the veterans among your Amyett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Amyett lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2001, in the United States, Amyett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Amyett in 1963 was 66, and 70 in 2001.

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