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Casey Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cathasaigh ‘descendant of Cathasach’, a byname meaning ‘vigilant’ or ‘noisy’.

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


Similar surnames: Carey, Caskey, Cavey, Cagney, Caley, Dacey, Carry, Coskey, Caddy

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Casey Family Origin

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Casey Family Occupations

What did your Casey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Casey. A less common occupation for the Casey family was Farmer Son. The most common Casey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Casey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • Going To School

    5%
  • Farmer Son

    3%

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

Casey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Casey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Casey 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Casey. 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 Casey. For the veterans among your Casey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Casey Life Expectancy

What is the average Casey lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Casey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Casey in 1940 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Casey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Casey 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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