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Lay Genealogy & History

Lay is an English locational name from any of the several places named with the pre-seventh-century Old English leah (glade or meadow). The name was first found in Cheshire; alternate spellings include Leigh, Lee, Lea, Legh, Leghe, Ligh, Lighe, Leyie, and Ley. Lay family history mentions that the first recorded spelling was Ailric de la Leie, in 1148, in the Early Northamptonshire Charters. George Henry Leigh arrived in Virginia in 1607. Among members of the Lay genealogy are found American jurist Donald P. Lay; British actress and musician Susan Lay; and American landcape architect and Battery Park designer Charles Downing Lay.


Lay Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Mui Lay-- --, 1903September 12,1998CA
Billy Lay-- --, 1930August 22,2010MO
C Addessa Lay-- --, 1921March ,1992PA
Dac Nhi Lay-- --, 1900April 15,1988CA

Lay Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Earl Lay-- --, 1924March 16,2007Swanton,OH
Fabian Lay-- --, 1917October 26,2005Dover,NJ
G Leon Lay-- --, 1926December 17,1993Bend,OR
H Robert Lay-- --, 1919February 17,1996Delray Beach,FL

Lay Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Albert LayDeborah SewardMarch 25,2000Harris, TX
Brad LayMisty PerkinsSeptember 23,2000Dallas, TX
Charles LayAndrea HynesNovember 25,1994Wake, NC
David LayValarie BrownJune 30,2000Ector, TX

Most Common Surnames After Lay

1943rd: Haskins1944th: Brannon
1945th: Bartley1946th: Newcomb
1947th: Kruger1948th: Brower
1949th: Oswald1950th: Prather
1951st: Lozano1952nd: Seaman

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