Ly Name Meaning

Vietnamese (Lý) and Hmong: unexplained. English: variant of Lye.

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


Similar surnames: Lo, Hy, La, Lyn, Ley, Bly, Ky, Ty, Le, Fly

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Ly Family Origin

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Ly Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Dealer

    20%
  • Clerk

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laundry

    20%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ly family was Laundry. Cigar Dealer, Clerk and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ly. The most common Ly occupation in the USA was Cigar Dealer. 20% of Ly's were Cigar Dealers.

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Ly Historical Records

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Ly Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1975 and 2004, Ly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ly in 1975 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ly

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