Davey Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Davy.

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


Similar surnames: Davy, Havey, Davee, Eavey, Avey, Dovey, Daley, Dazey, Daves, Lavey

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Davey Family Origin

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Davey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • School

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Factory Hand

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, School and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Davey. The most common Davey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Davey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Davey family was Factory Hand.

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Davey Historical Records

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Davey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Davey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Davey in 1943 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Davey

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