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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Relyea

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R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

L is for love, everlasting.

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

Notable Persons With the Last Name Relyea

John was born in 1972 in Toronto.


Charles was born on April 23rd, 1863. He died in 1932.


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Popularity of Relyea as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Relyea U.S.
  White 94.41% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.55% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Relyea

People with the last name Relyea are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Relyea

  • How Popular is the name Relyea? As a last name Relyea was the 16,051st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Relyea first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Relyea is Monday, May 23rd, 1904.
  • How unique is the name Relyea? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Relyea. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Relyea: Your name in reverse order is Aeyler. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eryael. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Relyea? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,806 people with the last name Relyea.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Relyea? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Relyea as their last name since less than 1 person in 164k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Relyeas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Relyea born Mar 4, 1979

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of France approximately on 1825. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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