Klay Name Meaning

German and Swiss German (also Kläy): variant of Kley.

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

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Klay Family Origin

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Klay Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Carpenter

    18%
  • Cooper

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Klay family was Laborer. The most common Klay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Klay's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klay.

Source: Census data for Klay | Data not to scale

Klay Historical Records

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Klay Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Klay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Klay in 1955 was 63, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klay

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