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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In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Pye. 34% of Pye men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Pye women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pye were Carpenter and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student
  • Operator
  • Teacher
  • Servant

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Pye Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Pye Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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