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Dy Family History

Dy Surname Meaning

Filipino: of Chinese origin see below. Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 李 see Li

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Uy, Ty, Ky, Do, Ly, Udy, Sy, Du, Hy, Fey

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Where is the Dy family from?

You can see how Dy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Dy families were found in USA in 1920, and United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 2 Dy families living in British Columbia. This was about 67% of all the recorded Dy's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Dy families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dy ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Dy. 100% of Dy 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
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Dy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dy 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dy. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Dy. For the veterans among your Dy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dy lifespan?

Between 1977 and 2004, in the United States, Dy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Dy in 1977 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

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