Kays Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Kay.

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


Similar surnames: Kayes, Kay, Kaye, Mays, Bays, Days, Keays, Keys, Kats, Hays

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Kays Family Origin

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Kays Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    13%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Commercial Traveller

    4%
  • Dressmaker

    4%

In 1881, the most common Kays occupation in the UK was Labourer. 13% of Kays's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Kays family was Dressmaker. Labourer, Annuitant and Commercial Traveller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kays.

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Kays Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Kays life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kays in 1957 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kays

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