Byman Family History

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Byman Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name or occupational name from by ‘farm’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Boman, Ryman, Nyman, Lyman, Eyman, Edman, Osman, Ulman, Ban, Buxman

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Byman Family Origin

Where is the Byman family from?

Byman Family Occupations

What did your Byman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Byman. The most common Byman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Byman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Byman family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Coal Miner

  • Farm Laborer


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

Byman Historical Records

What Byman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Byman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Byman 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 794 immigration records available for the last name Byman. 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 276 military records available for the last name Byman. For the veterans among your Byman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Byman Life Expectancy

What is the average Byman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Byman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Byman in 1952 was 57, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Byman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Byman 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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