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Amey Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin):: from the Old French personal name Amé from Latin Amatus ‘beloved’ (see Amato ). Alternatively it may be derived from the female personal name Amia the Latin form of Old French Amée which is the feminine form of Amé above. nickname derived from Old French ami ‘friend’; compare Lamey . patronymic from the masculine personal name Ami a form of Amis (see Ames ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ames, Lamey, Amy, Aney, Hamel, Rey, Ager, Abel, Ales, Ament

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Where is the Amey family from?

You can see how Amey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Amey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Amey families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 187 Amey families living in Ontario. This was about 82% of all the recorded Amey's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Amey families in 1911.
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What did your Amey ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Amey. 51% of Amey men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Amey women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Amey were Income and Nurse. .

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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
  • Labourer
  • Miner
  • Income

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Nurse
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Census Records

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Amey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amey 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Amey. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Amey. For the veterans among your Amey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Amey lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Amey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Amey in 1940 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

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