Skye Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Perhaps a respelling of the Orcadian name Skae, Skea, from the lands of Skea in Deerness.

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


Similar surnames: Kye, Moye, Sayne, Saye, Sky, Hoye, Toye, Pye, Sole, Sise

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Skye Family Origin

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Skye Family Occupations

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  • Milliner Employing 1 Assistant

    100%

In 1881, the most common Skye occupation in the UK was Milliner Employing 1 Assistant. 100% of Skye's were Milliner Employing 1 Assistants.

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Skye Historical Records

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Skye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Skye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Skye in 1963 was 74, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skye

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