Loye Family History

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Loye Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for a keeper of geese, from French oie ‘goose’ (Old French o(u)e), with the article l(a). Dutch: variant of Lowy.

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


Similar surnames: Loy, Loge, Loyer, Lore, Toye, Lobe, Lye, Love, Boye, Loe

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Loye Family Origin

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Loye Family Occupations

What did your Loye ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Loye occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Loye's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loye. A less common occupation for the Loye family was General Dealer.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Black Smith

    9%
  • General Dealer

    9%

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

Loye Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Loye Life Expectancy

What is the average Loye lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Loye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Loye in 1962 was 78, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loye 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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