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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • Going To School

    5%
  • Farmer Son

    3%

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

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Casey Historical Records

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Casey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Casey

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