Buys Family History

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Buys Name Meaning

Dutch: variant spelling of Buis. English: perhaps a variant of Biss. Compare Beese, Bice, Bise, Byce.

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

Similar surnames: Bus, Buss, Boss, Boys, Buhs, Busse, Buis, Biss, Muns, Byus

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Buys Family Origin

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Buys Family Occupations

What did your Buys ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Worker Tructor D and Housewife Unpaid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Buys. 34% of Buys men worked as a Farm Worker Tructor D and 50% of Buys women worked as a Housewife Unpaid . Some less common occupations for Americans named Buys were Unpaid Domestic Duties and School Teacher Retired

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Worker Tructor D
  • Man Director Margarine Fats Army
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Housewife Unpaid
  • School Teacher Retired

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

Buys Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Buys. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buys 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Buys. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Buys. For the veterans among your Buys ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buys Life Expectancy

What is the average Buys lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Buys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Buys in 1954 was 40, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buys

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buys 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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