Leray Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived by a spring, Old French rai, with the definite article le.

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


Similar surnames: Leroy, Lemay, Gray, Merry, Leday, Laroy, Terry, Duray, Levay, Bray

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Leray Family Origin

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Leray Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Caulker

    10%
  • Designer

    10%
  • Druggist

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leray family was Druggist. The most common Leray occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 10% of Leray's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Caulker and Designer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leray.

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Leray Historical Records

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Leray Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Leray life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Leray in 1948 was 47, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leray

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