Roys Family History

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Roys Name Meaning

English and Norwegian (Røys): variant of Royse.

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


Similar surnames: Royse, Roy, Boys, Roos, Ross, Rowe, Rys, Rohs, Roed, Roye

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Roys Family Origin

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Roys Family Occupations

What did your Roys ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Accountant and Ag Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roys. A less common occupation for the Roys family was Agricul Lab. The most common Roys occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 20% of Roys's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    20%
  • Accountant

    7%
  • Ag Laborer

    7%
  • Agricul Lab

    7%

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

Roys Historical Records

What Roys family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1891 UK census records for Roys

Passenger List

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

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Roys Life Expectancy

What is the average Roys lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Roys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Roys in 1955 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roys

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roys 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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