Dysart Family History

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Dysart Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of various places, for example those in Fife and Angus, named from Gaelic dìseart ‘hermit’s cell’, ‘church’ (from Latin desertum ‘desert’, ‘waste’, ‘solitary spot’).

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

Similar surnames: Dart, Dysert, Demary, Dewart, Duhart, Art, Dorwart, Desir, Ducat

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Dysart Family Origin

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Dysart Family Occupations

What did your Dysart ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carpet Weaver, Scotch Carpet Weaver and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dysart. A less common occupation for the Dysart family was Brewers Sellerman. The most common Dysart occupation in the UK was Carpet Weaver. 10% of Dysart's were Carpet Weavers.

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  • Carpet Weaver

  • Scotch Carpet Weaver

  • Annuitant

  • Brewers Sellerman


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Dysart Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dysart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dysart 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dysart. 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 Dysart. For the veterans among your Dysart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dysart Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Dysart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dysart in 1940 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

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