Achey Family History

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Achey Name Meaning

In New England, an Americanized form of French Ethier. Various other origins have been proposed, but this seems the most likely.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Achee, Achter, Tacey, Alley, Schey, Ashey, Akey, Arney, Acey, Archey

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Achey Family Origin

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Achey Family Occupations

What did your Achey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Achey. 15% of Achey men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Achey women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Achey were Carpenter and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • House Keeper
  • Housekeeper
  • Seamstress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Achey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Achey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Achey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 159 immigration records available for the last name Achey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 761 military records available for the last name Achey. For the veterans among your Achey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Achey Life Expectancy

What is the average Achey lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Achey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Achey in 1945 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Achey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Achey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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