Pyl 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: Pal, Pol, Pyle, Pye, Byl, Yu, Pan, Pak, Pu, Yi

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Pyl Family Origin

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Pyl Family Occupations

What did your Pyl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pyl. 50% of Pyl men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Pyl women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pyl were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Cook
  • Farmer Help
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer

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

Pyl Historical Records

What Pyl family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 421 census records available for the last name Pyl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pyl 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 346 immigration records available for the last name Pyl. 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 68 military records available for the last name Pyl. For the veterans among your Pyl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pyl Life Expectancy

What is the average Pyl lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2002, in the United States, Pyl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Pyl in 1970 was 65, and 79 in 2002.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pyl 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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