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Amestoy Family History

Amestoy 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: Meston, Alston, Nestor, Musto, Westby, Preston, Ames, Mestre, Astor

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Where is the Amestoy family from?

You can see how Amestoy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Amestoy family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Amestoy families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 10 Amestoy families living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Amestoy's in USA. California had the highest population of Amestoy families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Amestoy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Amestoy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Amestoy. 34% of Amestoy men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Owner
    34%
  • Sheep Herder
    34%
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What Amestoy family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 920 census records available for the last name Amestoy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amestoy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 339 immigration records available for the last name Amestoy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 81 military records available for the last name Amestoy. For the veterans among your Amestoy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Amestoy lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Amestoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Amestoy in 1961 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

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