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Faye Family History

Faye Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Fay.Southern French: variant of Fay 3.

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

172,877 Historical Documents with Faye on Ancestry.com
89,791 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,799 Military Records
2,372 Immigration Records
29,072 Census and Voter Lists
49,843 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Faye Families

  • Number of Faye families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Faye families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Faye families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Faye census records

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Faye Family Origin

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Faye Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Faye families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Faye

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Faye Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Faye census records

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Faye Civil War Service Records

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