Waye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Way.

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


Similar surnames: Faye, Gaye, Wayt, Daye, Saye, Haye, Kaye, Maye, Jaye, Baye

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Waye Family Origin

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Waye Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Doctor

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Painter

    17%

In 1880, Farmer, Doctor and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waye. A less common occupation for the Waye family was Painter. The most common Waye occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Waye's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Waye | Data not to scale

Waye Historical Records

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Waye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Waye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Waye in 1950 was 41, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waye

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