Davey Family History

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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

What did your Davey ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Davey. 19% of Davey men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Davey women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Davey were Clerk and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Labourer
    5%
  • Laborer
    4%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Student
    8%
  • Servant
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Davey Historical Records

What Davey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 338,000 census records available for the last name Davey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Davey 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 31,000 immigration records available for the last name Davey. 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 26,000 military records available for the last name Davey. For the veterans among your Davey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Davey Life Expectancy

What is the average Davey lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Davey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Davey 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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