Jaye Family History

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Jaye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Jay.

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

Similar surnames: Faye, Haye, Daye, Saye, Maye, Baye, Jane, Raye, Waye, Gaye

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Jaye Family Origin

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Jaye Family Occupations

What did your Jaye ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Jaye occupation in the UK was Boot & Shoe Maker. 7% of Jaye's were Boot & Shoe Makers. A less common occupation for the Jaye family was Coal Miner. Boot & Shoe Maker, Bootmaker & Outfitter and China And Glass Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jaye.

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  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Bootmaker & Outfitter

  • China And Glass Dealer

  • Coal Miner


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

Jaye Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jaye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jaye census 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Jaye. 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 481 military records available for the last name Jaye. For the veterans among your Jaye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jaye Life Expectancy

What is the average Jaye lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Jaye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Jaye in 1959 was 53, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jaye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jaye 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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