Dyess Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Deis. English: unexplained. Possibly a variant of Dice or Dye.

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


Similar surnames: Dyes, Dress, Bess, Deese, Gess, Deiss, Ness, Wiess, Hyers, Guess

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Dyess Family Origin

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Dyess Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    79%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farm Hand

    3%
  • Farmeress

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Dyess occupation in the USA was Farmer. 79% of Dyess's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dyess family was Farmeress. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dyess.

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Dyess Historical Records

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Dyess Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Dyess life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dyess in 1944 was 28, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dyess

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