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Wyatt Family History

Wyatt Name Meaning
English: from the medieval personal name Wiot, Wyot, Gyot, which derives from the Old English personal name Wigheard, composed of the elements wig ‘war’ + heard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. Under Norman influence it was also adopted as a diminutive of both Guy 1 and William.

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

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462,331 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
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29,956 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Wyatt Families

  • Number of Wyatt families
     252 - 501
     85 - 251
     1 - 84
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wyatt families
     986 - 1,969
     329 - 985
     1 - 328
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Wyatt families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Wyatt Family Origin

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Wyatt Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Wyatt

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Wyatt Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Wyatt Civil War Service Records

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