Laye Family History

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Laye Name Meaning

English: variant of Lee.

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


Similar surnames: Lay, Lade, Waye, Saye, Maye, Baye, Raye, Haye, Jaye, Faye

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Laye Family Origin

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Laye Family Occupations

What did your Laye ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Laye occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Laye's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Laye family was Laborer. Farmer, Clerk Of Collection and Finishing Pictures were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laye.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Clerk Of Collection

    13%
  • Finishing Pictures

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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

Laye Historical Records

What Laye family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Laye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laye 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 Laye

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Laye. 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 Laye. For the veterans among your Laye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laye Life Expectancy

What is the average Laye lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Laye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Laye in 1952 was 35, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laye 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.

Famous Laye Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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