Syth Family History

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Syth Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Rath, Roth, Bath, Ruth, Yoh, Seth, Fath, Koth, Guth, Toth

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Syth Family Origin

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Syth Family Occupations

What did your Syth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Syth. The most common Syth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Syth's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Syth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 978 census records available for the last name Syth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Syth 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 62 immigration records available for the last name Syth. 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 176 military records available for the last name Syth. For the veterans among your Syth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Syth Life Expectancy

What is the average Syth lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Syth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Syth in 1966 was 66, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Syth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Syth 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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