Layng Name Meaning

English (south and south Midlands): variant spelling of Laing.

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


Similar surnames: Layne, Lain, Payne, Hayn, Mayne, Laning, Lynd, Bayne, Lang, Lanz

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Layng Family Origin

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Layng Family Occupations

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  • Fancy Goods Store

    10%
  • Genl. Manager P & W. & P. R. R.

    10%
  • Iron Machinist

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

In 1880, the most common Layng occupation in the USA was Fancy Goods Store. 10% of Layng's were Fancy Goods Stores. A less common occupation for the Layng family was Keeping House. Fancy Goods Store, Genl. Manager P & W. & P. R. R. and Iron Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Layng.

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Layng Historical Records

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Layng Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Layng life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Layng in 1960 was 56, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Layng

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