Pye Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old French pie, pye ‘magpie’ (Latin pica), applied as a nickname for a talkative or thievish person. The modern English name of the bird, not found before the 17th century, is from the earlier dialect term maggot-pie, formed by the addition of Mag, Maggot, pet forms of the female personal name Margaret. Welsh: variant of Pugh.

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


Similar surnames: Pyle, Bye, Lye, Tye, Rye, Nye, Eye, Dye, Paye, Pee

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Pye Family Origin

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Pye Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Fisherman

    12%
  • Servant

    10%
  • Going To School

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Fisherman and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pye. The most common Pye occupation in Canada was Farmer. 12% of Pye's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pye family was Going To School.

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Between 1944 and 2004, Pye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Pye in 1944 was 40, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pye

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