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Uy Surname Meaning

Chinese: alternative Hokkien and Taiwanese form of the surname 黃 see Huang The dialects in which this form is found are spoken in Fujian and Taiwan from where some people migrated to Thailand Malaysia Singapore and other parts of Southeast Asia (see also 2 below). Filipino: of Chinese origin see above.

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

Similar surnames: Ty, Dy, Huy, Luy, Un, Um, Ly, Ky, Sy, Udy

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You can see how Uy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Uy family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Uy families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Uy family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Uy's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Uy families in 1911.
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There are 690 census records available for the last name Uy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Uy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 558 immigration records available for the last name Uy. 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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There are 102 military records available for the last name Uy. For the veterans among your Uy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Uy lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Uy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Uy in 1943 was 34, and 66 in 2004.

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