Dyas Name Meaning

English (Shropshire): of uncertain derivation. Reaney suggests it may be topographic for someone who lived at the ‘dye-house’, from Old English deag + hus.

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


Similar surnames: Byas, Dash, Dyke, Dean, Dyal, Deas, Day, Dubas, Dumas, Bas

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Dyas Family Origin

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Dyas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Advertising Agent

    17%
  • Manager

    17%
  • Mason & Bricklayer

    17%

In 1881, Farmer, Advertising Agent and Manager were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dyas. A less common occupation for the Dyas family was Mason & Bricklayer. The most common Dyas occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Dyas's were Farmers.

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Dyas Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Dyas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Dyas in 1944 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dyas

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