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Origins of the Tyson surname

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About the Tysons

We have a total number of 45219 records for people with the last name Tyson.

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Where do most Tysons live?

In 1921, most Tysons lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Tysons

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 38,700 records for the Tyson surname. The oldest one dates back to 1539.

Who were Tysons most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Williamses

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Tysons.

What are the most common Tyson first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Tyson family members

Common jobs for Tysons

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Tysons in 1921
Dressmaker

192

General Servant Domestic

137

House Servant

110

Domestic Servant

102

Housekeeper

79

Common Male occupations for Tysons in 1921
Farmer

188

General Labourer

148

Agricultural Labourer

136

Farm Servant

117

Joiner

110

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