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Origins of the Lahay surname

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About the Lahays

We have a total number of 397 records for people with the last name Lahay.

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Where do most Lahays live?

In 1921, most Lahays lived in Northern Ireland.

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Interesting facts about Lahays

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 47 records for the Lahay surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Lahays most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Lahay first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Lahays

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Lahays in 1921






Servant Domestic




Common Male occupations for Lahays in 1921
Agricultural Labourer




Farm Servant


Genl Labourer




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