Faye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Fay. Southern French: variant of Fay 3.

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


Similar surnames: Haye, Frye, Fare, Fay, Face, Flye, Raye, Fane, Saye, Jaye

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Faye Family Origin

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Faye Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • 1st. Mate On Jay Cooke

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faye. The most common Faye occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Faye's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Faye family was 1st. Mate On Jay Cooke.

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Faye Historical Records

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Faye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Faye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Faye in 1955 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faye

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