Dye Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Dennis. In Britain the surname is most common in Norfolk, but frequent also in Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Dyer, Tye, Pye, Due, Aye, Bye, Dyk, Kye, Che, Pee

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Dye Family Origin

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Dye Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dye family was Farm Labourer. The most common Dye occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Dye's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dye.

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Dye Historical Records

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Dye Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Dye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dye in 1943 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dye

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