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Lamay Family History

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

22,958 Historical Documents with Lamay on Ancestry.com
5,703 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
908 Military Records
259 Immigration Records
6,895 Census and Voter Lists
9,193 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lamay Families

  • Number of Lamay families
     33 - 64
     12 - 32
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lamay families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Lamay families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lamay census records

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Lamay Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Lamay families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Lamay Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Lamay families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Lamay

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Lamay Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lamay census records

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Lamay Civil War Service Records

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