Kaye Family History

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Kaye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Kay 4 and 5.

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

Similar surnames: Maye, Raye, Waye, Saye, Haye, Jaye, Baye, Kay, Daye, Gaye

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Kaye Family Origin

Where is the Kaye family from?

Kaye Family Occupations

What did your Kaye ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Kaye occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 13% of Kaye's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kaye. A less common occupation for the Kaye family was Clerk.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Clerk


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

Kaye Historical Records

What Kaye family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 146,000 census records available for the last name Kaye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaye 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Kaye. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Kaye. For the veterans among your Kaye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kaye Life Expectancy

What is the average Kaye lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Kaye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kaye in 1947 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kaye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kaye 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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