Imlay Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Imlach, which is of unknown, probably Gaelic, origin. It is recorded as a surname in Aberdeen from 1402 onwards.

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


Similar surnames: May, Lay, Mclay, Finlay, Golay, Goldy, Pula, Millay, Iley, Smay

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Imlay Family Origin

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Imlay Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Engineer

    17%

In 1881, Farmer and Engineer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Imlay. The most common Imlay occupation in Canada was Farmer. 83% of Imlay's were Farmers.

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Imlay Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Imlay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Imlay in 1959 was 49, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Imlay

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