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Loye Family History

Loye Name Meaning
French: metonymic occupational name for a keeper of geese, from French oie ‘goose’ (Old French o(u)e), with the article l(a).Dutch: variant of Lowy.

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

16,366 Historical Documents with Loye on Ancestry.com
5,344 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
614 Military Records
727 Immigration Records
4,872 Census and Voter Lists
4,809 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Loye Families

  • Number of Loye families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Loye families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Loye families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Loye Family Origin

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Loye Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Loye

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Loye Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Loye census records

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Loye Civil War Service Records

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