Layne Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Lane.

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


Similar surnames: Laine, Lane, Mayne, Bayne, Layng, Payne, Hayne, Lyne, Laye, Jayne

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Layne Family Origin

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Layne Family Occupations

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  • Black Smith

    50%
  • Couturiere

    50%

In 1881, Black Smith and Couturiere were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Layne. The most common Layne occupation in Canada was Black Smith. 50% of Layne's were Black Smiths.

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Layne Historical Records

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Layne Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Layne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Layne in 1942 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Layne

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