Tays Family History

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Tays Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Tay.

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


Similar surnames: Kaps, Days, Tams, Tay, Tagg, Jass, Mas, Tye, Mars, Sas

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Tays Family Origin

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Tays Family Occupations

What did your Tays ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farms and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tays. A less common occupation for the Tays family was Keeps House. The most common Tays occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Tays's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Farms

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Keeps House

    4%

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

Tays Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tays. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tays 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Tays. 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 Tays. For the veterans among your Tays ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tays Life Expectancy

What is the average Tays lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Tays life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Tays in 1959 was 34, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tays

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tays 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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