Laye Name Meaning

English: variant of Lee.

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


Similar surnames: Lay, Lade, Waye, Saye, Maye, Baye, Raye, Haye, Jaye, Faye

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Laye Family Origin

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Laye Family Occupations

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  • Carriage Builder

    67%
  • Sail Maker

    33%

In 1881, the most common Laye occupation in Canada was Carriage Builder. 67% of Laye's were Carriage Builders. Carriage Builder and Sail Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Laye.

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Laye Historical Records

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Laye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Laye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Laye in 1952 was 35, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laye

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