Labay Family History

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Labay Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Labbe ‘the priest’.

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


Similar surnames: Labat, Labby, Labar, Laban, Lamay, Rabey, Ratay, Bay, Mabey, Lally

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Labay Family Origin

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Labay Family Occupations

What did your Labay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Labay family was Work In Paper Mill. The most common Labay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Labay's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Packer (Hats) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Labay.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Packer (Hats)

    17%
  • Work In Paper Mill

    17%

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

Labay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Labay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Labay census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Labay

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Labay. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Labay. For the veterans among your Labay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Labay Life Expectancy

What is the average Labay lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Labay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Labay in 1959 was 76, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Labay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Labay 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.

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