Tyus Family History

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Tyus Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of English Tyas, from an ethnic name from Old French tieis ‘German’; or alternatively of German Thias, from a short form of the personal name Matthias (see Matthew).

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

Similar surnames: Thun, Tye, Brus, Prus, Tyer, Syms, Titus, Rous, Cyrus, Kus

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Tyus Family Origin

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Tyus Family Occupations

What did your Tyus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tyus. 32% of Tyus men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Tyus women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tyus were Operator and Laundress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Operator
  • Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Maid
  • Cook
  • Laundress

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

Tyus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Tyus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tyus 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 115 immigration records available for the last name Tyus. 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 Tyus. For the veterans among your Tyus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tyus Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Tyus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Tyus in 1948 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

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