Laity Name Meaning

English: nickname for a trustworthy person, from Old French léauté ‘loyalty’ (Latin legalitas, a derivative of legalis ‘legal’, ‘by law’).

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


Similar surnames: Dainty, Lacoy, Faith, Tait, Laine, Lusty, Labit, Harty, Leite, Last

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Laity Family Origin

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Laity Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Fisherman

    14%
  • Mason

    4%
  • Retired Farmer

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Fisherman and Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laity. The most common Laity occupation in the UK was Farmer. 25% of Laity's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Laity family was Retired Farmer.

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Laity Historical Records

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Laity Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Laity life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Laity in 1947 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laity

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