Blay Name Meaning

English: variant of Bliss 2. Catalan: variant of Blasi.

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


Similar surnames: Bly, Lay, Blye, Blan, Klay, Bay, Bley, Bray, Clay, Blau

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Blay Family Origin

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Blay Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1881, Bricklayer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blay. The most common Blay occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 6% of Blay's were Bricklayers. A less common occupation for the Blay family was Carpenter.

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Blay Historical Records

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Blay Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Blay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Blay in 1952 was 46, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blay

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