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

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  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    7%
  • Bootmaker & Outfitter

    7%
  • China And Glass Dealer

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    7%

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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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Jaye Historical Records

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Jaye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jaye

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