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

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  • Fisherman

    14%
  • Annuitant

    7%
  • Assurance Agent

    7%
  • Bootmaker

    7%

In 1881, the most common Loye occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 14% of Loye's were Fishermans. A less common occupation for the Loye family was Bootmaker. Fisherman, Annuitant and Assurance Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loye.

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Loye Historical Records

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Loye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loye

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