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Mye Family History

Mye Surname Meaning

usually a variant of Mee ‘ physician’. occasionally perhaps from a clipped form of Old French ami ‘friend’. alternatively from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Mihel (Michael); compare Myhill .

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016

Similar surnames: Rye, Lye, Kye, Nye, Ye, Bye, Pye, Mee, Oye, Moye

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Where is the Mye family from?

You can see how Mye families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mye family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Mye families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 6 Mye families living in London. This was about 60% of all the recorded Mye's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Mye families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mye surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mye ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Mye. 100% of Mye women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mye census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 364 immigration records available for the last name Mye. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 520 military records available for the last name Mye. For the veterans among your Mye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mye lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Mye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Mye in 1966 was 67, and 70 in 2004.

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