Bayes Family History

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Bayes Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Baye (see Bay).

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

Similar surnames: Hayes, Banes, Mayes, Bales, Bays, Bares, Bakes, Eales, Sales, Ayles

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Bayes Family Origin

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Bayes Family Occupations

What did your Bayes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Bricklayer, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bayes. A less common occupation for the Bayes family was Dressmaker. The most common Bayes occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 4% of Bayes's were Bricklayers.

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  • Bricklayer

  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Dressmaker


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

Bayes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Bayes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bayes 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Bayes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Bayes. For the veterans among your Bayes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bayes Life Expectancy

What is the average Bayes lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Bayes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bayes in 1941 was 43, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bayes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bayes 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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