Pyr 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: Pye, Cyr, Yu, Pan, Pak, Pu, Yi, Rye, Port, Pay

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Pyr Family Origin

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Pyr Family Occupations

What did your Pyr ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Pyr occupation in the UK was Retired Merchant. 100% of Pyr's were Retired Merchants.

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  • Retired Merchant

    100%

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

Pyr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 127 census records available for the last name Pyr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pyr 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 21 immigration records available for the last name Pyr. 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 9 military records available for the last name Pyr. For the veterans among your Pyr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pyr Life Expectancy

What is the average Pyr lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pyr 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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