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Ky Surname Meaning

Vietnamese (Kỳ): from the Chinese surname 祁 see Qi Vietnamese (Kỷ): from the Chinese surname 紀 see Ji

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ly, Ty, Hy, Sy, Dy, Lo, Kye, Uy, Au, Koy

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Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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What did your Ky ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Ky. 100% of Ky women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ky census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ky. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ky. For the veterans among your Ky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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