Tray Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English treye ‘grief’, ‘misfortune’, from Old English trega.

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


Similar surnames: Ray, Dray, Gray, Pray, Troy, Gay, Trow, Slay, Fray, Tran

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Tray Family Origin

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Tray Family Occupations

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  • Laundress

    15%
  • Carman

    8%
  • Dock Labourer

    8%
  • French Polisher

    8%

In 1881, Laundress, Carman and Dock Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tray. A less common occupation for the Tray family was French Polisher. The most common Tray occupation in the UK was Laundress. 15% of Tray's were Laundresss.

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Tray Historical Records

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Tray Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Tray life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Tray in 1959 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tray

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