Caye Family History

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Caye Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Caille ‘quail’, a nickname or metonymic occupational name for someone who caught and sold quails. French: possibly from a variant French dialect caye ‘sow’. Compare Caya.

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

Similar surnames: Caya, Cave, Cane, Cape, Case, Cage, Cale, Cade, Paye, Cayer

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Caye Family Origin

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Caye Family Occupations

What did your Caye ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Caye occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Caye's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Caye family was Clerk In Store. Laborer, Farmer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caye.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Clerk In Store


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

Caye Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Caye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cayecensus 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 419 immigration records available for the last name Caye. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 249 military records available for the last name Caye. For the veterans among your Caye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Caye Life Expectancy

What is the average Caye lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Caye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Caye in 1954 was 52, and 51 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Caye 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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