Stay Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McStay.

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

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Stay Family Origin

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Stay Family Occupations

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

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  • Laborer

    27%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Harness Maker

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stay family was Keeping House. Laborer, Farmer and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stay. The most common Stay occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Stay's were Laborers.

Source: Census data for Stay | Data not to scale

Stay Historical Records

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Stay Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Stay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Stay in 1963 was 77, and 95 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stay

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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