Dyson Family History and Background

Surnames Derivation: Derives from the medieval name 'Dye' which is taken from the name Dennis meaning 'of Zeus'or 'Follow of Dionysos'(Greek)

A derivative from the name Dennis which became popular in the 12th Century (Denis was also the name of France's patron saint).

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Dyson Surname Statistics


Top Professions for the Dyson family

Profession Census Frequency
Weaver 136
Female Servant 128
Independent 111
Agricultural Labourer 110
Cotton Weaver 88
Labourer 85
Farmer 65
Clothier 58
Fancy Weaver 48
Cloth Dresser 39
Male Servant 37
Silk Weaver 35
Shoe Maker 32
Stone Mason 29
Ag Labourer 29
Coal Miner 27
Woollen Weaver 23
Cotton Piecer 21
Apprentice 18
Dress Maker 17
Carpenter 16
Cotton Spinner 15
Worsted Weaver 14
Pupil 13
Butcher 13

Dyson Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Dyson 100% 70,266
2 Dayson 83% 1,186
3 Dyason 83% 766

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The surname Dyson is the most popular version of all its varients

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