Kyes Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Geis.

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


Similar surnames: Dyes, Kyer, Kees, Kies, Fye, Klos, Ines, Kes, Kues, Kaps

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Kyes Family Origin

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Kyes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kyes family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kyes. The most common Kyes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Kyes's were Farmers.

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Between 1943 and 2004, Kyes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kyes in 1943 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kyes

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