Wrye Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English wry(e) ‘bent’, ‘twisted’.

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


Similar surnames: Rye, Pye, Free, Prue, Wren, Wire, Tye, Nye, Moye, Wrege

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Wrye Family Origin

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Wrye Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Farm Hand

    10%
  • House Painter

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wrye family was House Painter. The most common Wrye occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Wrye's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wrye.

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Wrye Historical Records

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Wrye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Wrye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Wrye in 1956 was 58, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wrye

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