Imlay Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Imlach, which is of unknown, probably Gaelic, origin. It is recorded as a surname in Aberdeen from 1402 onwards.

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

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Imlay Family Origin

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Imlay Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Works On Farm

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Imlay. The most common Imlay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Imlay's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Imlay family was Works On Farm.

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Imlay Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Imlay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Imlay in 1959 was 49, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Imlay

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