Dyson Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): metronymic from Dye. Possibly an Americanized spelling of Danish, German, and Norwegian Theisen or German Theissen.

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


Similar surnames: Tyson, Lyson, Dison, Tison, Olson, Jason, Eison, Tysor, Ison, Edson

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Dyson Family Origin

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Dyson Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Woollen Weaver

    3%
  • Cotton Weaver

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Woollen Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dyson. A less common occupation for the Dyson family was Cotton Weaver. The most common Dyson occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 4% of Dyson's were Coal Miners.

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Dyson Historical Records

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Dyson Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Dyson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1947. The average life expectancy for Dyson in 1940 was 36, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dyson

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