Bayliss Family History

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Bayliss Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an officer of a court of justice, whose duties included serving writs, distraining goods, and (formerly) arresting people. In England formerly it was also a status name for the chief officer of a hundred (administrative subdivision of a county). The derivation is from Middle English, Old French bailis, from Late Latin baiulivus (adjective), ‘pertaining to an attendant or porter’ (see Bailey).

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

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Bayliss Family Origin

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Bayliss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bayliss. A less common occupation for the Bayliss family was Carpenter. The most common Bayliss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Bayliss's were Farmers.

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Bayliss Life Expectancy

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