Noy Name Meaning

English: variant of Noe. Jewish (Israeli): ornamental name from Hebrew noy ‘decoration’, ‘adornment’, in part adopted as a Hebraicized form of various Ashkenazic surnames containing the unrelated German element neu, e.g. Neumann (see Newman). Catalan: variant of Noi, nickname from noi ‘boy’, ‘lad’.

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

Similar surnames: Ney, Nay, Noe, Goy, Noye, Noya, Loy, Roy, Foy, Moy

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Noy Family Origin

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Noy Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Noy family was Boiler Maker. Farmer, Agr Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Noy. The most common Noy occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Noy's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Agr Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Boiler Maker


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Noy Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Noy Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Noy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Noy in 1957 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

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