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

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Barber

    8%
  • Clerk In Store

    8%

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In 1880, 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. The most common Caye occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Caye's were Laborers.

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Caye Historical Records

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Caye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caye

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