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Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Blay family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Blay surname or get a copy of the Blay family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Blay Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Blay Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Blay family tree.

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Search the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Blay family using the FreeBMD database.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 780 people with the Blay surname in the UK? Blay is now ranked number 3307 for popularity in the UK.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Blay surname in the USA? Blay is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Blay Databases

Investigate the Ellis Island Database for information on the Blay family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

Use the Surname Map project to look at the current distribution of the Blay surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.

Some Famous People with the surname of Blay

Wikipedia Ruth Blay (died December 30, 1768) was executed by hanging, having been convicted of concealing the body of her illegitimate child in the floor of the barn next door to the house in which she was stayingNew Hampshire.
Wikipedia Edward "Eddie" Blay (9 November 1937 ? 15 October 2006) was a Ghanaian boxer, who won the bronze medal in the men's Light Welterweight (63.