First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lemay

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Alt. Meaning

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Lemay

Curtis LeMay is a military person. His military service ended in 1965.


Lynn was born on December 1st, 1961 in Tacoma, Washington.


Lynda Lemay is a chanson singer-songwriter and guitarist. She plays Guitar and Vocals. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to present. Lynda was born Lynda Lemay on July 25th, 1966 in Portneuf Regional County Municipality.


John D. LeMay is an actor. John was born on May 29th, 1962 in Saint Paul, Minnesota.


Where is the name Lemay popular?

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Popularity of Lemay as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lemay U.S.
  White 90.79% 64.26%
  African American 3.80% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.81% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.85% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lemay

People with the last name Lemay are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Lemay

  • How Popular is the name Lemay? As a last name Lemay was the 4,182nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Lemay first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Lemay is Saturday, July 26th, 1890.
  • How unique is the name Lemay? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Lemay. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Lemay: Your name in reverse order is Yamel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aymel. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lemay? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,471 people with the last name Lemay.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lemay? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Lemay as their last name.

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