Byas Family History

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Byas Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived at a house by a bend, from Middle English bye ‘bend’ + hous ‘house’.

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

Similar surnames: Dyas, Bas, Byam, Bras, Bay, Biss, Bean, Beas, Sas, Boas

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Byas Family Origin

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Byas Family Occupations

What did your Byas ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Byas family was Independent Dividends. Agricultural Labourer, Brick Yard Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Byas. The most common Byas occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Byas's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Brick Yard Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Independent Dividends


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

Byas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Byas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Byas 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 388 immigration records available for the last name Byas. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Byas. For the veterans among your Byas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Byas Life Expectancy

What is the average Byas lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Byas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Byas in 1952 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Byas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Byas 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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