Stay Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McStay.

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


Similar surnames: Stas, Shaw, Shay, Stacy, Snay, Athy, Seay, Stan, Bay, Day

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Stay Family Origin

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Stay Family Occupations

What did your Stay ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Agr Labourer

    6%
  • Tailor

    6%
  • Ag Lab Carter

    3%

In 1881, the most common Stay occupation in the UK was Farmer. 19% of Stay's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Stay family was Ag Lab Carter. Farmer, Agr Labourer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stay.

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Stay Historical Records

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Stay Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Stay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Stay in 1963 was 77, and 95 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stay

Famous Stay Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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