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Cayea Family History

Cayea Name Meaning
Probably an Americanized form of French Caillier ‘quail catcher’. dktent, pwh; Web.

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

3,824 Historical Documents with Cayea on Ancestry.com
892 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
146 Military Records
41 Immigration Records
1,069 Census and Voter Lists
1,676 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cayea Families

  • Number of Cayea families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cayea last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cayea census records

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Cayea Family Origin

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Cayea Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Cayea

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Cayea Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cayea census records

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Military Service by Cayea

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