Pygas Family History

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Pygas Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Pagan, Panas, Papas, Plas, Pas, Regas, Pages, Palas, Vyas, Dyas

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Pygas Family Origin

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Pygas Family Occupations

What did your Pygas ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Brick Layer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Pygas. 20% of Pygas men worked as a Brick Layer and 45% of Pygas women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pygas were Night Watchman Ret and General Shop Keeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Brick Layer
    20%
  • Electrical Engineer
    20%
  • Motor Transport Driver
    20%
  • Night Watchman Ret
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    45%
  • Domestic Duties (unpaid)
    12%
  • Domestic Servant
    12%
  • General Shop Keeper
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Pygas Historical Records

What Pygas family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 163 census records available for the last name Pygas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pygas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 27 immigration records available for the last name Pygas. 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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Draft Card

There are 13 military records available for the last name Pygas. For the veterans among your Pygas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pygas Life Expectancy

What is the average Pygas lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pygas ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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