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Toye name meaning

Last Name
1k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Toye mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Toye

User Submitted Origins

Yoruba
48%
African
23%
English
20%
French
5%
Zulu
3%
Irish
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from California, U.S. says the name Toye means "Toye is a YORUBA name forSomeone born into a royalty/Chieftains home".
  2. A submission from Nigeria says the name Toye means "'Worthy of a title' .name is usually preceded by prefix".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Toye

Notable Persons With the Last Name Toye

Joseph J. Toye

His military service ended in 1946. Joseph was born on March 14th, 1919 in Hughestown, Pennsylvania. Joseph is also known as Toye, Joseph; Toye, Joseph D.; Toye, and Joseph D. "Joe". He died on September 3rd, 1995.

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Fred Toye

Fred Toye is a television director, editor, and producer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to present. Fred was given the name Frederick E.O. Toye on September 26th, 1967 in Los Angeles.

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Richard Toye

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Christy Toye

Christy Toye is an athlete for the C.L.G. Naomh Mícheál. He was most prominent from 2001 to present. Christy was born on March 10th, 1983 in County Donegal.

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Geoffrey Toye

Geoffrey was born on February 17th, 1889 in Winchester. He left this life on June 11th, 1942.

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Wendy Toye

Wendy Toye was a dancer, choreographer, actress; film, television, and stage director. Her career lasted from 1929 to 1997. Wendy was born on May 1st, 1917 in London, England. She died on February 27th, 2010.

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  • Alfred Maurice Toye
    Military Person

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Toye U.S.
  White 68.60% 64.26%
  African American 25.53% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.75% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.89% 16.26%

Of Last Name Toye

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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Toye

  • How Popular is the name Toye? Toye is the 18,915th most popular name of all time. As a last name Toye was the 22,543rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Toye have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 409 babies born with the first name Toye in the United States. That's more than enough people named Toye 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 Toye? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Toye first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Toye is Tuesday, June 16th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Toye born? The highest recorded use of the first name Toye was in 1971 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Toye Factoid: According to the 1964 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Toye is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 1964.
  • Weird things about the name Toye: The name spelled backwards is Eyot. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eoyt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Toye? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,140 people with the last name Toye.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Toye? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Toye as their last name since less than 1 person in 256k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Toye name meaning

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