Blye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bligh.

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


Similar surnames: Bly, Slye, Flye, Baye, Boye, Blee, Bale, Boyer, Boys, Bane

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Blye Family Origin

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Blye Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Dealer In Ladies Dress & Goods

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blye. A less common occupation for the Blye family was Dealer In Ladies Dress & Goods. The most common Blye occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Blye's were Farmers.

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Blye Historical Records

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Blye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Blye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Blye in 1953 was 40, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blye

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