Loye Family History

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Loye Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for a keeper of geese, from French oie ‘goose’ (Old French o(u)e), with the article l(a). Dutch: variant of Lowy.

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

Similar surnames: Loy, Loge, Loyer, Lore, Toye, Lobe, Lye, Love, Boye, Loe

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Loye Family Origin

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Loye Family Occupations

What did your Loye ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Loye. 7% of Loye men worked as a General Labourer and 53% of Loye women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Loye were Boot Shoe hardware Dial asst Maker Tre and Domestic Houseworkpaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Articled Apprentice Joiner
  • Baker Journeymen
  • Boot Shoe hardware Dial asst Maker Tre

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cook
  • Clerk Wholesale Fish Merch
  • Domestic Houseworkpaid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Loye Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Loye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loye 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 822 immigration records available for the last name Loye. 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 683 military records available for the last name Loye. For the veterans among your Loye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loye Life Expectancy

What is the average Loye lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Loye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Loye in 1962 was 78, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loye

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