Eys Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Rys, Nys, Yu, Kos, Yi, Rye, Ras, Lye, Lis, Bos

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Eys Family Origin

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Eys Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Eys occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Eys's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Eys Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 187 census records available for the last name Eys. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eys 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 133 immigration records available for the last name Eys. 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 32 military records available for the last name Eys. For the veterans among your Eys ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eys Life Expectancy

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