Lady Name Meaning

English: from Middle English lady ‘lady’, ‘female head of a household’, hence a nickname for a woman who was ladylike or the head of a household or for an effeminate man. Polish: variant of Lada. Hungarian (Ládi): habitational name for someone from Lád in Borsod county or Lad in Somogy county.

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


Similar surnames: Mady, Lade, Dady, Ladd, Laday, Lada, Lacy, Lay, Rady, Cady

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Lady Family Origin

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Lady Family Occupations

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  • Housekeeper

    50%
  • Millworker Preparer

    50%

In 1881, the most common Lady occupation in the UK was Housekeeper. 50% of Lady's were Housekeepers. Housekeeper and Millworker Preparer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lady.

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Lady Historical Records

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Lady Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Lady life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Lady in 1948 was 45, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lady

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