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Pyatt Family History

Pyatt Name Meaning

English (Midlands): nickname from a diminutive of Old French pye ‘magpie’ (see Pye 1), or possibly sometimes a late form of pyard, a pejorative form of pye.

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


Similar surnames: Myatt, Platt, Wyatt, Pratt, Bratt, Pate, Wyant, Hyatt, Batt, Evatt

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Where is the Pyatt family from?

You can see how Pyatt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pyatt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pyatt families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 8 Pyatt families living in New Jersey. This was about 29% of all the recorded Pyatt's in the USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Pyatt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pyatt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pyatt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pyatt. 27% of Pyatt men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Pyatt women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pyatt were Truck Driver and Waitress.

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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
    27%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Labor
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Waitress
    9%
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Census Records

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Pyatt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pyatt 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pyatt. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Pyatt. For the veterans among your Pyatt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pyatt lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Pyatt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Pyatt in 1952 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

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