Last name: RYE

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RYE : This last name is indexed 63,264 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

RYE : 1: English: variant of Rea.2: English: topographic name for someone living at a place where rye (Old English ryge) was grown or perhaps an occupational name for someone who grew or sold it.3: Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named most of them from Old Norse rjóthr ‘clearing in a forest’.4: Danish: habitational name from a place called Rye.

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