Bayless Family History

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Bayless Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bayliss.

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

Similar surnames: Bayles, Bales, Baylis, Byles, Gayles, Bayley, Baynes, Bailes, Balles

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Bayless Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bayless name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bayless. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Bayless Family Origin

Where is the Bayless family from?

Bayless Family Occupations

What did your Bayless ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bayless occupation in the UK was Labourer. 10% of Bayless's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Bayless family was Agricultural Labourer. Labourer, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bayless.

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  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Bayless Historical Records

What Bayless family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Bayless. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bayless 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bayless. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Bayless. For the veterans among your Bayless ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bayless Life Expectancy

What is the average Bayless lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bayless life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bayless in 1943 was 24, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bayless 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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