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Dyment Family History

Dyment Name Meaning

English (Somerset and Devon): variant of Diamond

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


Similar surnames: Diment, Dymond, Rayment, Ament, Dement, Osment, Bement, Wayment

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Where is the Dyment family from?

You can see how Dyment families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dyment family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Dyment families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 2 Dyment families living in Michigan. This was 100% of all the recorded Dyment's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Dyment families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dyment surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dyment ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dyment. 24% of Dyment men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Dyment women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dyment were Salesman and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Manager
    12%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    50%
  • Housework
    50%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Dyment. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dyment census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 726 immigration records available for the last name Dyment. 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 Cards

There are 882 military records available for the last name Dyment. For the veterans among your Dyment ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dyment lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2003, in the United States, Dyment life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dyment in 1944 was 42, and 82 in 2003.

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