Pygus Family History

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Pygus 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: Pybus, Cyrus, Prus, Angus, Paus, Bogus, Vogus, Tyus, Pages, Negus

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Pygus Family Origin

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Pygus Family Occupations

What did your Pygus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Erater Sinking Worker was the top reported job for people in the US named Pygus.

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Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Erater Sinking Worker
    100%

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

Pygus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 47 census records available for the last name Pygus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pygus 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Pygus. 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 6 military records available for the last name Pygus. For the veterans among your Pygus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pygus Life Expectancy

What is the average Pygus lifespan?

Average Pygus life expectancy in 1973 was 87 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pygus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pygus 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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