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Pais Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: patronymic from the personal name Paio, equivalent of Spanish Pelayo. Italian: when not of the same origin as 1, a nickname from Greek pais ‘boy’, ‘lad’, ‘servant’.

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


Similar surnames: Paiz, Paris, Pals, Pait, Lais, Pass, Paul, Rais, Dais, Pan

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Pais Family Origin

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Pais Family Occupations

What did your Pais ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pais occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Pais's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Pais family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pais.

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Pais Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pais. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pais census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Pais

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pais. 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 Pais. For the veterans among your Pais ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pais Life Expectancy

What is the average Pais lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Pais in 1962 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pais

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pais 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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