Lamay Family History

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Lamay Name Meaning

French Canadian form of French Lemay, with generalized use of the feminine definite article la in place of the masculine le, characteristic of Canada and New England.

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


Similar surnames: Lemay, Lapan, Lamy, Lamey, Lamar, Hamby, Lamark, Lamas, Garay, Leday

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Lamay Family Origin

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Lamay Family Occupations

What did your Lamay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lamay family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lamay. The most common Lamay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Lamay's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%

United States shown, England data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lamay ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lamay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Lamay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lamay census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 299 immigration records available for the last name Lamay. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 940 military records available for the last name Lamay. For the veterans among your Lamay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lamay Life Expectancy

What is the average Lamay lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lamay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Lamay in 1950 was 40, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lamay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lamay ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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