Akey Family History

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Akey Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Possibly an Americanized form of German Eiche ‘oak’ (see Eich).

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

Similar surnames: Avey, Aker, Key, Aney, Hakey, Acey, Adey, Oakey, Bakey, Lakey

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Akey Family Origin

Where is the Akey family from?

Akey Family Occupations

What did your Akey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Akey family was Painter. Farmer, Farmer Son and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Akey. The most common Akey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 64% of Akey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmer Son

  • Farm Laborer

  • Painter


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

Akey Historical Records

What Akey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Akey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Akey 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 290 immigration records available for the last name Akey. 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 Akey. For the veterans among your Akey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Akey Life Expectancy

What is the average Akey lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Akey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Akey in 1954 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Akey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Akey 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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