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Meaning of Lay

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The name Lay has the following meaning:

Name of a leek garden. It is also an anglicized spelling of the surname, Leighton.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Lay is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available USA popularity statistics for the name Lay for the past 100 years. However, the following chart shows the popularity ranking for the name Layton, of which the name Lay is a variant.
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The name Lay is very likely a(n) Nickname variant of the name Layton.

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You might also like to see the other variants of the name Layton.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Lay and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Lay: Boys - Britton, Bud, Burleigh, Burley, Case, Coy, Dart, Ellsworth, Ernest, Ezell, Felton, General, Guss, Hoke, Irl, Irwin, Jefferson, Jerrell, Jett, Lawyer, Lemon, Girls - Alvina, Arvilla, Delise, Fannie, Fanny, Fleta, Fonda, Heather, Jalyn, Janelle, Jaycee, Jazmyne, Leeann, Liana, Lorri, Marilyn, Maryellen, Melinda, Nautica, Queen, Serenity, Both genders - Aubrey, Broderick, Cassidy, Dorothy, Gay, Hunter, Infant, Larry, Lisa, London, Merritt, Paisley, Shelby, Tracy, Tyler


The name Lay is a variant of Layton. Other popular variants of the name Layton are: Lay (Nickname), Laytun, Leigh (English), Leighton, Leightun, Leyton, Leytun


We think the name Lay should fall under the following style category: Last Names.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Lay to be: Capable and jovial character

In one word, you might describe Lay as a(n) "jovial" person.

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