Cay Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Kay. French: probably a variant of Quay.

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


Similar surnames: Kay, Ray, Lay, Cap, Cady, Gay, May, Hay, Fay, Nay

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Cay Family Origin

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Cay Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Rector Of Northborough

    6%
  • (Nav S On Shore) Shipowner "Steam"

    3%

In 1881, the most common Cay occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 6% of Cay's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Blacksmith and Rector Of Northborough were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cay. A less common occupation for the Cay family was (Nav S On Shore) Shipowner "Steam".

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Cay Historical Records

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Cay Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Cay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Cay in 1962 was 72, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cay

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