Waye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Way.

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


Similar surnames: Faye, Gaye, Wayt, Daye, Saye, Haye, Kaye, Maye, Jaye, Baye

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Waye Family Origin

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Waye Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    20%
  • Carriage Builder

    20%
  • Painter

    20%
  • Seamstress

    20%

In 1881, the most common Waye occupation in Canada was Butcher. 20% of Waye's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Waye family was Seamstress. Butcher, Carriage Builder and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waye.

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Waye Historical Records

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Waye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Waye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Waye in 1950 was 41, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waye

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