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

What did your Tye ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Tye family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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Tye Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Tye Life Expectancy

What is the average Tye lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tye 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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