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Maye Family History

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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Where is the Maye family from?

You can see how Maye families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maye family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maye families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 19 Maye families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 54% of all the recorded Maye's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Maye families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Maye surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Maye ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Maye. 58% of Maye men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
    58%
  • Farmer
    43%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant
    100%
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What Maye family records will you find?

Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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