Pys 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, Pas, Rys, Nys, Yu, Pan, Pak, Pu, Kos, Yi

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Pys Family Origin

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Pys Family Occupations

What did your Pys ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Painter and Hay Bark Boarding were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pys. 40% of Pys men worked as a Painter and 25% of Pys women worked as a Hay Bark Boarding. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pys were Griner and Timekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Painter
    40%
  • Baker
    20%
  • Drier English
    20%
  • Griner
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Hay Bark Boarding
    25%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Operator
    25%
  • Timekeeper
    25%

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

Pys Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 175 census records available for the last name Pys. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pys 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 76 immigration records available for the last name Pys. 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 14 military records available for the last name Pys. For the veterans among your Pys ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pys Life Expectancy

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Average Pys life expectancy in 1975 was 58 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

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