Gaye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Gay.

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

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Gaye Family Origin

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Gaye Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Butcher

    5%

In 1880, the most common Gaye occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Gaye's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaye. A less common occupation for the Gaye family was Butcher.

Source: Census data for Gaye | Data not to scale

Gaye Historical Records

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Gaye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Gaye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gaye in 1963 was 62, and 93 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaye

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