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Daye Family History

Daye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Day.

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


Similar surnames: Jaye, Kaye, Saye, Maye, Baye, Dawe, Waye, Raye, Dane, Haye

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Where is the Daye family from?

You can see how Daye families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Daye family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Daye families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 13 Daye families living in Alberta. This was about 26% of all the recorded Daye's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Daye families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Daye surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Daye ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Daye. 58% of Daye men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    58%
  • Labourer
    43%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    100%
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What Daye family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Daye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daye census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 779 immigration records available for the last name Daye. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Daye. For the veterans among your Daye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Daye lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Daye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Daye in 1944 was 20, and 69 in 2004.

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