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

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Origin and Meaning of Salay

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Alt. Meaning

S is for strength, there when needed.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

L is for look, the way you look at life.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Salay

Mike was born on June 10th, 1909. He died on November 19th, 1973.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Salay as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Salay U.S.
  White 79.74% 64.26%
  African American 2.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 14.18% 16.26%

Of Last Name Salay

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

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Fun Facts about the name Salay

  • How Popular is the name Salay? Salay is the 85,628th most popular name of all time. As a last name Salay was the 40,313th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Salay have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Salay in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Salay? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2009 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Salay first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Salay is Friday, March 16th, 1906.
  • What year had the most people named Salay born? The highest recorded use of the first name Salay was in 2009 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Salay: Your name in reverse order is Yalas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alysa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Salay? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 543 people with the last name Salay.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Salay? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Salay as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
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