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Kyes Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Geis.

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

Similar surnames: Dyes, Kyer, Kees, Kies, Fye, Klos, Ines, Kes, Kues, Kaps

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Where is the Kyes family from?

You can see how Kyes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kyes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kyes families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 18 Kyes families living in Ontario. This was about 95% of all the recorded Kyes's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Kyes families in 1911.
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What did your Kyes ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Kyes. .

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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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Passenger Lists

There are 301 immigration records available for the last name Kyes. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kyes. For the veterans among your Kyes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kyes lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Kyes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kyes in 1943 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

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