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Okeye Family History

Okeye Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Okey, Okeke, Kye, Oakey, Oye, Okane, Keyes, Oley, Obee, Eye

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Where is the Okeye family from?

You can see how Okeye families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Okeye family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Okeye families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there was 1 Okeye family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Okeye's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Okeye families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Okeye surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Okeye ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 85 census records available for the last name Okeye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Okeye 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 23 immigration records available for the last name Okeye. 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 7 military records available for the last name Okeye. For the veterans among your Okeye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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