Davy Family History

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Davy Name Meaning

English and Irish: from the personal name Davy, a medieval French vernacular form of the Biblical name David which became common in England in the Middle Ages. Scottish: variant spelling of Davie 1. French: variant of David.

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


Similar surnames: Day, Davi, Bay, Daly, Davey, Darr, Amy, Dade, Dady, Dacy

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Davy Family Origin

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Davy Family Occupations

What did your Davy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Davy occupation in Canada was Farmer. 20% of Davy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Davy family was Scholar. Farmer, School and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Davy.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • School

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Scholar

    4%

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

Davy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Davy Life Expectancy

What is the average Davy lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Davy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Davy in 1947 was 69, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Davy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Davy 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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