Pylant Family History

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Pylant Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): Altered spelling of Pieland, a nickname for someone with white hair or a pale complexion (see Piland).

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

Similar surnames: Piland, Pyland, Blank, Pilant, Plant, Rylant, Plank, Poland, Wygant

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Pylant Family Origin

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Pylant Family Occupations

What did your Pylant ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pylant. 19% of Pylant men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Pylant women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pylant were Farm Laborer and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Secretary
  • Teacher
  • Bookkeeper

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

Pylant Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pylant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pylant 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 144 immigration records available for the last name Pylant. 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 Pylant. For the veterans among your Pylant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pylant Life Expectancy

What is the average Pylant lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Pylant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Pylant in 1953 was 65, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pylant

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