Lemay Name Meaning

French: habitational name from Lemay in Maine-et-Loire. English: nickname from Middle English may ‘young lad’ or ‘girl’, with the Old French definite article le.

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

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Lemay Family Origin

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Lemay Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Lemay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Lemay's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lemay family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lemay.

Source: Census data for Lemay | Data not to scale

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Lemay Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Lemay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lemay in 1941 was 20, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lemay

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