Bye Family History
Bye Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived near a bend for example in a river from Middle English bye ‘bend’ (from Old English byge a derivative of būgan ‘to bow’). Occasionally it may be from an Old English personal name of obscure origin. Norwegian: habitational name from any of 25 farms named By from Old Norse býr ‘farm’. Compare Bee . Swedish: variant of By a habitational name from any of numerous places called By from Old Swedish by ‘village farm town’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022