Nys Name Meaning

French: from a reduced form of the personal name Denys, a variant spelling of Denis (see Dennis).

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

Similar surnames: Nau, Enis, Ris, Leys, Mis, Sas, Noya, Boys, Cyr, Noe

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Nys Family Origin

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Nys Family Occupations

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Nys Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Nys Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Nys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Nys in 1962 was 66, and 13 in 2004.

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