Fye Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fiaich (see Fee). Americanized spelling of German Fey.

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


Similar surnames: Fee, Aye, Fyke, Kye, Dyer, Tye, Frye, Nee, Faw, Faye

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Fye Family Origin

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Fye Family Occupations

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  • Genl Lab

    14%
  • Iron Ore Miner

    14%
  • Joiners Labourer

    14%
  • Labourer

    14%

In 1881, the most common Fye occupation in the UK was Genl Lab. 14% of Fye's were Genl Labs. Genl Lab, Iron Ore Miner and Joiners Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fye. A less common occupation for the Fye family was Labourer.

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Fye Historical Records

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Fye Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Fye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Fye in 1944 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fye

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