Quye Family History

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Quye Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Guye, Mule, Rye, Dube, Duke, Jude, Lye, Fuse, Due, Kye

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Quye Family Origin

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Quye Family Occupations

What did your Quye ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Brush Maker, Commercial Clerk and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quye. The most common Quye occupation in the UK was Brush Maker. 25% of Quye's were Brush Makers. A less common occupation for the Quye family was Gardiner.

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  • Brush Maker

    25%
  • Commercial Clerk

    25%
  • Farm Labourer

    25%
  • Gardiner

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Quye ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Quye Historical Records

What Quye family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 545 census records available for the last name Quye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quye 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 33 immigration records available for the last name Quye. 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 14 military records available for the last name Quye. For the veterans among your Quye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quye Life Expectancy

What is the average Quye lifespan?

Between 1975 and 1988, in the United States, Quye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Quye in 1975 was 67, and 84 in 1988.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quye 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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