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

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeps House

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fyfe. 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.

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Fyfe Historical Records

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Fyfe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fyfe

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