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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Estay

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  1. (nautical) stay

Notable Persons With the Last Name Estay

Fabián Estay is a soccer player for the Club Deportivo Universidad Católica, FC St. Gallen, Club Universidad de Chile, Olympiacos F.C., Colo-Colo, Deportivo Toluca F.C., Club América, Atlante F.C., Santos Laguna, América de Cali, Club Deportivo Palestino, and Chile national football team. Fabián was born on October 5th, 1968 in Santiago.


Ron was born on December 22nd, 1948 in Raceland, Louisiana.


Joel Estay is a soccer player for the San Marcos de Arica, Unión La Calera, Club Deportivo Palestino, Club Deportivo Universidad Católica, Everton de Viña del Mar, Deportes La Serena, and Ñublense. Joel was born on March 12th, 1978 in Cabildo, Chile.


Pedro was born on May 29th, 1929 in Santiago, Chile. He passed away on September 17th, 2011.


Andres Estay is an athlete for the Fenix FCS.


Miguel Ángel Estay is an athlete for the Deportes Ovalle.


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Popularity of Estay as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Estay U.S.
  White 60.83% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 35.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Estay

People with the last name Estay are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Estay

  • How Popular is the name Estay? As a last name Estay was the 56,710th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Estay first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Estay is Thursday, May 26th, 1898.
  • How unique is the name Estay? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Estay. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Estay: Your name in reverse order is Yatse. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tsaye. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Estay? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 360 people with the last name Estay.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Estay? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Estay as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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