Pylant Family History

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Pylant Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): Altered spelling of Pieland, a nickname for someone with white hair or a pale complexion (see Piland).

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


Similar surnames: Piland, Pyland, Blank, Pilant, Plant, Rylant, Plank, Poland, Wygant

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Pylant Family Origin

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Pylant Family Occupations

What did your Pylant ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pylant. A less common occupation for the Pylant family was Keeper Of Tollgate. The most common Pylant occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Pylant's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeper Of Tollgate

    4%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pylant ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pylant Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pylant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pylant 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Pylant. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pylant. For the veterans among your Pylant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pylant Life Expectancy

What is the average Pylant lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Pylant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Pylant in 1953 was 65, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pylant

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pylant 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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