Tye Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): topographic name for someone who lived by a common pasture, Middle English tye (Old English teag). North German: from a short form, Tide, of the personal name Dietrich.

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


Similar surnames: Bye, Lye, Rye, Tyer, Pye, Nye, Aye, Dyer, Dye, Toye

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Tye Family Origin

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Tye Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tye family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tye. The most common Tye occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Tye's were Farmers.

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Tye Historical Records

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Tye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Tye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Tye in 1950 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tye

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