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Ty Surname Meaning

Vietnamese: possibly from the Chinese surname 司 see Si 1; or from 絲 meaning ‘silk’. Filipino: of Chinese origin see 3 below. Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 鄭 see Zheng

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Sy, Uy, Te, Tu, To, Dy, Ta, Ly, Ky, Hy

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Where is the Ty family from?

You can see how Ty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ty family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Ty families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Ty families living in British Columbia. This was about 57% of all the recorded Ty's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Ty families in 1911.
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What did your Ty ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Ty. 100% of Ty men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ty. 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 Cards

There are 18,000 military records available for the last name Ty. For the veterans among your Ty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ty lifespan?

Between 1983 and 2004, in the United States, Ty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ty in 1983 was 53, and 84 in 2004.

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