Daye Family History

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Daye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Day.

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

Similar surnames: Jaye, Kaye, Saye, Maye, Baye, Dawe, Waye, Raye, Dane, Haye

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Daye Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Daye name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Daye. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Benin/Togo


  • Norway


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Daye Family Origin

Where is the Daye family from?

Daye Family Occupations

What did your Daye ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Grocer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Daye. The most common Daye occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Daye's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Daye family was Logging.

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  • Farmer

  • Grocer

  • Laborer

  • Logging


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

Daye Historical Records

What Daye family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Daye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daye 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 779 immigration records available for the last name Daye. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Daye. For the veterans among your Daye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Daye Life Expectancy

What is the average Daye lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Daye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Daye in 1944 was 20, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Daye 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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