Maye Family History

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Maye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of May.

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


Similar surnames: May, Kaye, Waye, Saye, Haye, Mayne, Mayle, Jaye, Baye, Mayer

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Maye Family Origin

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Maye Family Occupations

What did your Maye ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Maye. 28% of Maye men worked as a Farm Labourer Heavy Worker and 68% of Maye women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maye were Colliery Hewer and Domestic Help Paid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer Heavy Worker
    28%
  • General Labourer
    23%
  • Farm Labourer
    17%
  • Colliery Hewer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    68%
  • Private Means
    17%
  • Cook
    6%
  • Domestic Help Paid
    6%

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

Maye Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Maye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maye 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Maye. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Maye. For the veterans among your Maye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maye Life Expectancy

What is the average Maye lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Maye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Maye in 1946 was 26, and 62 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maye ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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