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Finlay Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Finley.

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


Similar surnames: Findlay, Fenley, Findley, Dunlay, Finley, Finnan, Linley, Kinlaw

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Finlay Family Origin

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Finlay Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Going To School

    9%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Servant

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Finlay family was Servant. The most common Finlay occupation in Canada was Farmer. 21% of Finlay's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Finlay.

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Finlay Historical Records

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Finlay Life Expectancy

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