Lafoy Name Meaning

French: nickname for a pious person, a variant of Foy, with the definite article la.

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


Similar surnames: Foy, Laroy, Lacoy, Leroy, Lamy, Lamey, Lavoy, Lafon, Lagoy, Lally

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Lafoy Family Origin

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Lafoy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Book Keeper

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lafoy. The most common Lafoy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Lafoy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lafoy family was Farm Laborer.

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Lafoy Historical Records

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Lafoy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Lafoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lafoy in 1960 was 26, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lafoy

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