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Tyson Family History

Tyson Name Meaning
English: variant of Dyson (see Dye).English: nickname for someone with a fiery temperament, from Old French tison ‘firebrand’.Americanized spelling of German Theissen or Theisen.

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

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232,599 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
22,108 Military Records
29,992 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Tyson Families

  • Number of Tyson families
     251 - 500
     84 - 250
     1 - 83
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tyson families
     577 - 1,152
     193 - 576
     1 - 192
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Tyson families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Tyson Family Origin

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Tyson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Tyson

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Tyson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Tyson Civil War Service Records

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