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Adey Family History

Adey Name Meaning

English: from the personal name Adey, a medieval pet form of Adam.

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

Similar surnames: Ades, Ady, Adney, Addy, Ade, Dey, Aday, Adel, Acey, Aney

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Where is the Adey family from?

You can see how Adey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Adey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Adey families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 5 Adey families living in Quebec. This was about 38% of all the recorded Adey's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Adey families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Adey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Adey ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Adey. 50% of Adey men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Journalier
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Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Adey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Adey. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Adey. For the veterans among your Adey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Adey lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Adey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Adey in 1956 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

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