Fly Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Danish: unexplained. Perhaps an altered spelling of Dutch Vlij, a topographic name from vallei ‘lowland’, ‘marsh’; in New Netherland this became a common term for a swamp.

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


Similar surnames: Fey, Bly, Fay, Fulp, Hoy, Iley, Flye, Fall, Lo, Fry

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Fly Family Origin

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Fly Family Occupations

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  • (Iron) Puddler

    7%
  • (Iron) Pudler

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Fisherman

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fly family was Fisherman. (Iron) Puddler, (Iron) Pudler and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fly. The most common Fly occupation in the UK was (Iron) Puddler. 7% of Fly's were (Iron) Puddlers.

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Fly Historical Records

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Fly Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Fly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fly in 1954 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fly

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