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Laya Family History

Laya Name Meaning

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

5,521 Historical Documents and Family Trees with Laya on Ancestry.com
2,947 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
454 Military Records
390 Immigration Records
1,196 Census and Voter Lists
534 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Laya Families

  • Number of Laya families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Laya families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Laya last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Laya census records

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Laya 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 Laya families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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

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Laya Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Laya 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 Laya

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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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Laya Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Laya census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Laya ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Laya Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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Message Board about Laya 2 Threads, 2 Messages

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Al Laya, NY, b: c. 1909 kristinmjoseph 0
Antonio LAYA rorr2005 0

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