My 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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My Family Origin

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My Family Occupations

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  • Miner

    50%
  • Works In Store

    50%

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In 1880, Miner and Works In Store were the top 2 reported jobs worked by My. The most common My occupation in the USA was Miner. 50% of My's were Miners.

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My Historical Records

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My Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1987 and 2003, My life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for My in 1987 was 39, and 76 in 2003.

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