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Parys Name Meaning

Polish: from the personal name Parys Polish form of Paris .

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


Similar surnames: Paris, Maras, Prus, Palos, Mars, Pas, Gares, Palys, Papas, Patry

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Where is the Parys family from?

You can see how Parys families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Parys family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Parys families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Parys families living in Michigan. This was about 19% of all the recorded Parys's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Parys families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Parys surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Parys ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Parys. 25% of Parys men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Parys women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Parys were Coal Loader and Clerk. .

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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
    25%
  • Salesman
    21%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Coal Loader
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    34%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Shoe Worker
    23%
  • Clerk
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Parys. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parys 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Parys. 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 275 military records available for the last name Parys. For the veterans among your Parys ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Parys lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Parys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Parys in 1956 was 56, and 47 in 2004.

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