Oye Name Meaning

Norwegian (Øye): habitational name from any of about twenty-five farmsteads, chiefly in Møre and Trøndelag, so named from øy ‘island’. Japanese: Alternate Romanized spelling of Oe. The -ye spelling represents a sound no longer used in modern Japanese.

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


Similar surnames: Ose, Rye, Oyen, Hoye, Lye, Foye, Eye, Bye, Toye, Nye

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Oye Family Origin

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Oye Family Occupations

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  • Cab Driver

    20%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Shoemaker

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oye family was Shoemaker. The most common Oye occupation in the USA was Cab Driver. 20% of Oye's were Cab Drivers. Cab Driver, Dry Goods Merchant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oye.

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Oye Historical Records

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Oye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Oye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Oye in 1962 was 68, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oye

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