Toye Family History

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Toye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Toy 1. Irish: variant of Towey. (The English name is also present in Ireland.) French: variant spelling of Toy. French (Toyé): habitational name for someone from To(u)ya, a region in southwestern France (Bearn). As a French name, this is associated first with the Waldensians, a group of religious reformers founded by Valdensius of Lyon, France, in the 12th century, and second with the Huguenots.

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

Similar surnames: Toy, Boye, Tobe, Tone, Foye, Hoye, Tye, Loye, Goy, Hope

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Toye Family Origin

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Toye Family Occupations

What did your Toye ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Toye. A less common occupation for the Toye family was Works Currying. The most common Toye occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 13% of Toye's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Works Currying


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

Toye Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Toye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toye 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Toye. 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 Toye. For the veterans among your Toye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Toye Life Expectancy

What is the average Toye lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Toye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Toye in 1956 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Toye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Toye 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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