Dyes Family History

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Dyes Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Deis. English: probably a variant of Dice or Dye.

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

Similar surnames: Dyess, Dees, Kyes, Deel, Dues, Dykes, Dies, Dyer, Gyles, Myers

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Dyes Family Origin

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Dyes Family Occupations

What did your Dyes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dyes occupation in the UK was Gardener (Dom). 33% of Dyes's were Gardener (Dom)s. Gardener (Dom) and Housekeeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dyes. A less common occupation for the Dyes family was Library Assistants.

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  • Gardener (Dom)

  • Housekeeper

  • Library Assistants


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

Dyes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Dyes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dyes 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 378 immigration records available for the last name Dyes. 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 Dyes. For the veterans among your Dyes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dyes Life Expectancy

What is the average Dyes lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Dyes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Dyes in 1956 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dyes 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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