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Dunlay Name Meaning

Scottish: perhaps an altered spelling of Irish Dunlea, itself a variant of Delay.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Dunlap, Dunay, Dunlavy, Lunday, Dungey, Finlay, Dunlea, Dupay, Dunlop

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Dunlay Family Origin

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Dunlay Family Occupations

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  • Dressmaker

    22%
  • Factory Hand

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Lab

    11%

In 1881, the most common Dunlay occupation in Canada was Dressmaker. 22% of Dunlay's were Dressmakers. A less common occupation for the Dunlay family was Lab. Dressmaker, Factory Hand and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunlay.

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Dunlay Historical Records

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Dunlay Life Expectancy

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