Dye Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Dennis. In Britain the surname is most common in Norfolk, but frequent also in Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Dyer, Tye, Pye, Due, Aye, Bye, Dyk, Kye, Che, Pee

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Dye Family Origin

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Dye Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

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

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Dye Historical Records

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Dye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Dye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dye in 1943 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dye

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