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Origins of the Nye surname

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About the Nyes

We have a total number of 22134 records for people with the last name Nye.

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Where do most Nyes live?

In 1921, most Nyes lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Nyes

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 19,100 records for the Nye surname. The oldest one dates back to 1843.

Who were Nyes most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Joneses

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Nyes.

What are the most common Nye first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Nyes

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Nyes in 1921
Dressmaker

102

Laundress

88

Domestic Servant

51

Servant

47

General Servant Domestic

44

Common Male occupations for Nyes in 1921
Bricklayer

130

Agricultural Labourer

77

Carpenter

73

General Labourer

67

Gardener

54

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