Adey Family History

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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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Adey Family Origin

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Adey Family Occupations

What did your Adey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Ship Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Adey. The most common Adey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Adey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Ship Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Adey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Adey Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Adey Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Adey 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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