Tyus Family History

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Tyus Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of English Tyas, from an ethnic name from Old French tieis ‘German’; or alternatively of German Thias, from a short form of the personal name Matthias (see Matthew).

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


Similar surnames: Thun, Tye, Brus, Prus, Tyer, Syms, Titus, Rous, Cyrus, Kus

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Tyus Family Origin

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Tyus Family Occupations

What did your Tyus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tyus family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tyus. The most common Tyus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Tyus's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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Tyus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Tyus Life Expectancy

What is the average Tyus lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Tyus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Tyus in 1948 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tyus 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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