Layman Family History

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Layman Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow, pasture, or patch of (fallow) arable land, Middle English leye. Americanized spelling of German Lehmann. German: variant of Lay 3.

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


Similar surnames: Lyman, Hayman, Rayman, Gayman, Lauman, Clayman, Lagman, Bayman

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Layman Family Origin

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Layman Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    14%
  • Labourer

    10%
  • Ag Labourer

    5%
  • Auctioneer Estate & General Agent

    5%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Layman. A less common occupation for the Layman family was Auctioneer Estate & General Agent. The most common Layman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Layman's were Agricultural Labourers.

Source: Census data for Layman | Data not to scale

Layman Historical Records

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Layman Life Expectancy

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