Saye Family History

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Saye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Say 1 and 2.

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

Similar surnames: Saxe, Daye, Sayre, Slye, Haye, Faye, Raye, Kaye, Jaye, Waye

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Saye Family Origin

Where is the Saye family from?

Saye Family Occupations

What did your Saye ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Saye occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Saye's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Saye. A less common occupation for the Saye family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Saye Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Saye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saye 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 754 immigration records available for the last name Saye. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Saye. For the veterans among your Saye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saye Life Expectancy

What is the average Saye lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Saye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Saye in 1948 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saye 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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