Mistry Family History

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Mistry Name Meaning

Indian (Gujarat and Bombay city): Hindu and Parsi name meaning ‘skilled artisan’ in Gujarati, from Portuguese mestre ‘master’, ‘expert’. This word has come to mean ‘carpenter’, ‘cook’, ‘mason’, ‘tailor’, ‘teacher’ in the various Indian languages into which it has been borrowed from Portuguese.

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

Similar surnames: Mestre, Mastro, Misra, Sastry, Mitra, Mis, Mastin, Hiskey, Merry

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Mistry Family Origin

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Mistry Family Occupations

What did your Mistry ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dept Store Mens Outfitter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mistry. 50% of Mistry men worked as a Dept Store Mens Outfitter

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dept Store Mens Outfitter
  • Medical Practice

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Mistry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 519 census records available for the last name Mistry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mistry 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 562 immigration records available for the last name Mistry. 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 31 military records available for the last name Mistry. For the veterans among your Mistry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mistry Life Expectancy

What is the average Mistry lifespan?

Between 1981 and 2004, in the United States, Mistry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mistry in 1981 was 54, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mistry 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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