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Byman Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name or occupational name from by ‘farm’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Boman, Ryman, Nyman, Lyman, Eyman, Edman, Osman, Ulman, Ban, Buxman

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Where is the Byman family from?

You can see how Byman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Byman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Byman families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 12 Byman families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 50% of all the recorded Byman's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Byman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Byman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Byman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Byman. 78% of Byman men worked as a Farmer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    78%
  • Laborer
    23%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Byman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Byman 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 794 immigration records available for the last name Byman. 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 276 military records available for the last name Byman. For the veterans among your Byman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Byman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Byman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Byman in 1952 was 57, and 86 in 2004.

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