Dayan Family History

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Dayan Name Meaning

Jewish: occupational name from Hebrew dayan ‘rabbinic judge’.

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

Similar surnames: Dagan, Dahan, Hayman, Tahan, Taran, Damian, Daman, Dayal, Dean, Hanan

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Dayan Family Origin

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Dayan Family Occupations

What did your Dayan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dayan family was Clerk In Store. The most common Dayan occupation in the USA was Barber. 17% of Dayan's were Barbers. Barber, Butcher and Clerk For R. Road were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dayan.

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  • Barber

  • Butcher

  • Clerk For R. Road

  • Clerk In Store


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

Dayan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dayan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dayan 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 Dayan. 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 234 military records available for the last name Dayan. For the veterans among your Dayan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dayan Life Expectancy

What is the average Dayan lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dayan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Dayan in 1957 was 73, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dayan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dayan 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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