Cayea Family History

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Cayea Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of French Caillier ‘quail catcher’.

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

Similar surnames: Cayer, Caye, Alyea, Caya, Cates, Cater, Caza, Beyea, Case, Cryer

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Cayea Family Origin

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Cayea Family Occupations

What did your Cayea ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cayea occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Cayea's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cayea.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cayea ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cayea Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cayea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cayea census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 48 immigration records available for the last name Cayea. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 153 military records available for the last name Cayea. For the veterans among your Cayea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cayea Life Expectancy

What is the average Cayea lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Cayea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Cayea in 1947 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cayea ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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