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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lajoy

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  • A user from Alabama, United States says the name Lajoy is of Spanish origin and means "The Jewell".
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Popularity of Lajoy as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lajoy U.S.
  White 86.96% 64.26%
  African American 5.22% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.04% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lajoy

People with the last name Lajoy are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Lajoy

  • How Popular is the name Lajoy? Lajoy is the 23,530th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lajoy was the 82,044th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lajoy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 259 babies born with the first name Lajoy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lajoy to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lajoy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1926 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Lajoy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lajoy is Monday, December 7th, 1908.
  • What year had the most people named Lajoy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lajoy was in 1980 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Lajoy: Your name in reverse order is Yojal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Loyaj. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lajoy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 230 people with the last name Lajoy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lajoy? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Lajoy as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Lajoys Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Lajoy born Sep 14, 1997

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 1625. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).