Pae Name Meaning

Korean: there is only one Chinese character for the Pae surname. The only documented Pae clan is that of Kyongju. The founding ancestor of the Kyongju Pae clan, Ki-t’a, was one of the six elders who made Pak Hyokkose Shilla’s first king. Afterwards, Ki-t’a received the surname of Pae during the 32nd year of the reign of the Shilla King Yuri Isagum (24–57 ad).

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

Similar surnames: Pak, Pan, Paek, Pai, Bae, Rao, Poe, Pau, Page, Pao

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Pae Family Origin

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Pae Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, At Home and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pae. The most common Pae occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Pae's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pae family was Farm Labor.

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  • Farmer

  • At Home

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Labor


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Pae Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Pae Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Pae life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Pae in 1965 was 80, and 77 in 2004.

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