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Dye Family History

Dye Name Meaning
English: from a pet form of the personal name Dennis. In Britain the surname is most common in Norfolk, but frequent also in Yorkshire. Welsh is also suggested, but 1881 and UK both show this as an East Anglian name - very few in Wales.

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

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192,329 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
25,425 Military Records
5,621 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Dye Families

  • Number of Dye families
     195 - 388
     66 - 194
     1 - 65
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dye families
     408 - 814
     137 - 407
     1 - 136
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dye families
     27 - 52
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dye Family Origin

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Dye Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dye

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Dye Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Dye Civil War Service Records

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