Bays Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Bay.

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


Similar surnames: Bayes, Kays, Bay, Baye, Days, Mays, Ways, Balls, Buys, Bayse

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Bays Family Origin

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Bays Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bays. The most common Bays occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Bays's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bays family was Laborer.

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Bays Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Bays life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bays in 1942 was 37, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bays

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