Bias Family History

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Bias Name Meaning

French: habitational name from places in Landes and Lot-et-Garonne named Bias. English: possibly a variant spelling of Byas.

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

Similar surnames: Beas, Sias, Bas, Bins, Sas, Biss, Trias, Ribas, Vilas, Bitar

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Bias Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bias name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bias. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Bias Family Origin

Where is the Bias family from?

Bias Family Occupations

What did your Bias ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bias occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Bias's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bias family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bias.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bias ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bias Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Bias. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bias 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bias. 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 Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Bias. For the veterans among your Bias ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bias Life Expectancy

What is the average Bias lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Bias life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1958. The average life expectancy for Bias in 1942 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bias ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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