Pais Family History

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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 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pais. 33% of Pais men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Pais women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pais were Stone Mason and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    33%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Labor
    10%
  • Stone Mason
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    24%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Maid
    16%
  • Stenographer
    16%

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

Pais Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 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.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 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.

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