Maye Family History

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Maye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of May.

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

Similar surnames: May, Kaye, Waye, Saye, Haye, Mayne, Mayle, Jaye, Baye, Mayer

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Maye Family Origin

Where is the Maye family from?

Maye Family Occupations

What did your Maye ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Entrepreneur, Farmer and Modeste were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maye. The most common Maye occupation in Canada was Entrepreneur. 25% of Maye's were Entrepreneurs. A less common occupation for the Maye family was Mason.

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  • Entrepreneur

  • Farmer

  • Modeste

  • Mason


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

Maye Historical Records

What Maye family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Maye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maye 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Maye. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Maye. For the veterans among your Maye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maye Life Expectancy

What is the average Maye lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Maye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Maye in 1946 was 26, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maye 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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