Fyfe Family History

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Fyfe Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Fife.

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


Similar surnames: Fyffe, Fife, Tyre, Fye, Syme, Wyre, Hyde, Nyce, Pyke, File

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Fyfe Family Origin

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Fyfe Family Occupations

What did your Fyfe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fyfe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Fyfe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fyfe family was Keeps House. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fyfe.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeps House

    6%

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

Fyfe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fyfe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fyfe 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fyfe. 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 Fyfe. For the veterans among your Fyfe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fyfe Life Expectancy

What is the average Fyfe lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Fyfe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Fyfe in 1945 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fyfe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fyfe 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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