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Dyas Name Meaning

English (Shropshire): of uncertain derivation. Reaney suggests it may be topographic for someone who lived at the ‘dye-house’, from Old English deag + hus.

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


Similar surnames: Byas, Dash, Dyke, Dean, Dyal, Deas, Day, Dubas, Dumas, Bas

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Dyas Family Origin

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Dyas Family Occupations

What did your Dyas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dyas family was Lawyer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dyas. The most common Dyas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Dyas's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Lawyer

    6%

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Dyas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dyas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dyas 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dyas. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dyas. For the veterans among your Dyas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dyas Life Expectancy

What is the average Dyas lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dyas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Dyas in 1944 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dyas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dyas 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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