Blye Family History

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Blye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bligh.

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

Similar surnames: Bly, Slye, Flye, Baye, Boye, Blee, Bale, Boyer, Boys, Bane

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Blye Family Origin

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Blye Family Occupations

What did your Blye ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Blye occupation in the UK was Ag Lab Infirm (None). 33% of Blye's were Ag Lab Infirm (None)s. Ag Lab Infirm (None) and Agricultral Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Blye. A less common occupation for the Blye family was Shoe Riveter.

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  • Ag Lab Infirm (None)

  • Agricultral Labourer

  • Shoe Riveter


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

Blye Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Blye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blye 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 416 immigration records available for the last name Blye. 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 737 military records available for the last name Blye. For the veterans among your Blye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blye Life Expectancy

What is the average Blye lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Blye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Blye in 1953 was 40, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blye 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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