Coey Name Meaning

English: nickname for a quiet or shy person, from French coi ‘quiet’, ‘coy’, ‘shy’. Scottish: variant of Cowie.

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


Similar surnames: Coy, Cowey, Coney, Coley, Cosey, Hoy, Corey, Couey, Coty, Cobey

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Coey Family Origin

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Coey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Clerk In Cus. House

    7%
  • Custom He. Emp.

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Coey family was Custom He. Emp.. Farmer, Carpenter and Clerk In Cus. House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coey. The most common Coey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Coey's were Farmers.

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Coey Historical Records

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Coey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Coey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Coey in 1960 was 64, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coey

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