Eye Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cambridge, Hereford, and Suffolk named from Old English eg, a term denoting low-lying land, an island or promontory, or an area of dry land in a marsh.

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


Similar surnames: Rye, Lye, Bye, Nye, Pye, Hyde, Tye, Oye, Ege, Kye

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Eye Family Origin

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Eye Family Occupations

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  • Student

    43%
  • Labourer

    29%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Servant

    14%

In 1881, the most common Eye occupation in Canada was Student. 43% of Eye's were Students. Student, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eye. A less common occupation for the Eye family was Servant.

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Eye Historical Records

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Eye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Eye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Eye in 1945 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eye

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