Finlay Family History

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Finlay Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Finley.

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


Similar surnames: Findlay, Fenley, Findley, Dunlay, Finley, Finnan, Linley, Kinlaw

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Finlay Family Origin

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Finlay Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Joiner

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Finlay family was Joiner. Labourer, Annuitant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Finlay. The most common Finlay occupation in the UK was Labourer. 3% of Finlay's were Labourers.

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Finlay Historical Records

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Finlay Life Expectancy

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