Flay Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

See all surnames starting with F

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Flay Family Origin

Where is the Flay family from?

SHOW MORE

Flay Family Occupations

What did your Flay ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Flay ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Baker

    11%
  • Boarding House

    11%
  • Clerk In Hat Store

    11%
  • Cracker Baker

    11%

In 1880, the most common Flay occupation in the USA was Baker. 11% of Flay's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Flay family was Cracker Baker. Baker, Boarding House and Clerk In Hat Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flay.

Source: Census data for Flay | Data not to scale

Flay Historical Records

What Flay family records will you find?

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Flay Life Expectancy

What is the average Flay lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flay ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1965 and 2004, Flay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Flay in 1965 was 79, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flay

Famous Flay Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Look up another name