Fy Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Hy, Ey, Ly, Sy, Ty, Ky, Dy, Uy, Ji, Lu

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Fy Family Origin

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Fy Family Occupations

What did your Fy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Fy occupation in Canada was Laborer. 33% of Fy's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Fy family was Woodcutter. Laborer and Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fy.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Miner

    33%
  • Woodcutter

    33%

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

Fy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fy Life Expectancy

What is the average Fy lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fy 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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