Faye Family History

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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

What did your Faye ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • 1st. Mate On Jay Cooke


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

Faye Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Faye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faye 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Faye. 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 Faye. For the veterans among your Faye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Faye Life Expectancy

What is the average Faye lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faye 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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