Lay Family History
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Lay Name Meaning
English: variant of Lee. Scottish: reduced variant of McClay. French: habitational name from places so named in Loire, Meurthe-et-Moselle, and Pyrénées-Atlantique. German: habitational name from places so named, in the Rhineland near Koblenz and in Bavaria, named with lay(h), a word meaning ‘stone’, ‘rock’, ‘slate’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Ley, Hay, Nay, Ray, Say, May, Way, Fay, Kay, Pay