Buys Name Meaning

Dutch: variant spelling of Buis. English: perhaps a variant of Biss. Compare Beese, Bice, Bise, Byce.

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


Similar surnames: Bus, Buss, Boss, Boys, Buhs, Busse, Buis, Biss, Muns, Byus

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Buys Family Origin

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Buys Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Clock Shop

    6%
  • Grocer

    6%
  • Barber

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Buys family was Barber. The most common Buys occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Buys's were Farmers. Farmer, Clock Shop and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buys.

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Between 1954 and 2004, Buys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Buys in 1954 was 40, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buys

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