Byce Family History

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Byce Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Biss. Compare Beese, Bice, Bise, Buys.

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

Similar surnames: Bice, Nyce, Dyce, Hyde, Bick, Bane, Bee, Bayne, Lace, Wice

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Byce Family Origin

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Byce Family Occupations

What did your Byce ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Byce occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Byce's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Byce. A less common occupation for the Byce family was Stone Cutter.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Stone Cutter


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

Byce Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Byce. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Byce 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 207 immigration records available for the last name Byce. 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 408 military records available for the last name Byce. For the veterans among your Byce ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Byce Life Expectancy

What is the average Byce lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Byce life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Byce in 1958 was 41, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Byce

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Byce 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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