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Noy Surname Meaning

English: variant of Noe . Jewish (Israeli): artificial name from Hebrew noy ‘decoration adornment’ in part adopted as a Hebraicized form of various Ashkenazic surnames containing the unrelated German element neu e.g. Neumann (see Newman ). Catalan: variant of Noi a nickname from noi ‘boy lad’. Dutch: variant mostly archaic or Americanized of Noij from the personal name Noij a pet form of Arnold .

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


Similar surnames: Ney, Nay, Noe, Goy, Noye, Noya, Loy, Roy, Foy, Moy

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Where is the Noy family from?

You can see how Noy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Noy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Noy families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 15 Noy families living in Prince Edward Island. This was about 54% of all the recorded Noy's in Canada. Prince Edward Island had the highest population of Noy families in 1911.
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What did your Noy ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Noy. 29% of Noy 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
    29%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Labourer
    15%
  • Journalist
    15%
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Noy. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Noy. For the veterans among your Noy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Noy lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Noy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Noy in 1957 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

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