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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sye

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
  1. The Erromangan language.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Sye

Tan was born in 1897 in China. He left this life on September 11th, 1972.


Warren was born in 1956 in Toronto.


Kyle Sye is an athlete for the Mass United FC.


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Popularity of Sye as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sye U.S.
  White 28.49% 64.26%
  African American 56.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.18% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.57% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sye

People with the last name Sye are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Sye

  • How Popular is the name Sye? Sye is the 37,173rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Sye was the 55,255th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sye have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 96 babies born with the first name Sye in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sye to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sye? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Sye first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sye is Saturday, March 11th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Sye born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sye was in 2007 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Sye: Your name in reverse order is Eys. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sye. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sye? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 372 people with the last name Sye.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sye? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sye as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.