Lamay Name Meaning

French Canadian form of French Lemay, with generalized use of the feminine definite article la in place of the masculine le, characteristic of Canada and New England.

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


Similar surnames: Lemay, Lapan, Lamy, Lamey, Lamar, Hamby, Lamark, Lamas, Garay, Leday

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Lamay Family Origin

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Lamay Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    38%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Cordonnier

    13%
  • Hotellier

    13%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lamay family was Hotellier. Cultivateur, Carpenter and Cordonnier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lamay. The most common Lamay occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 38% of Lamay's were Cultivateurs.

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Lamay Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Lamay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Lamay in 1950 was 40, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lamay

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