Facey Family History

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Facey Name Meaning

English (southwestern, also found in South Wales): variant of Veazey. Americanized spelling of German Fehse, Vehse, variants of Feese. Americanized spelling of Swiss German Fäsi, from a pet form of the personal name Gervasius (see Gervais).

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


Similar surnames: Face, Tacey, Rabey, Fey, Macey, Facer, Pacey, Yaney, Fahey, Nacey

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Facey Family Origin

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Facey Family Occupations

What did your Facey ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Facey. 40% of Facey men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Facey women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Facey were Farmers Son and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Machinist
    6%
  • Farmers Son
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student
    20%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Farmeress
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%

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

Facey Historical Records

What Facey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Facey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Facey 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Facey. 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 Facey. For the veterans among your Facey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Facey Life Expectancy

What is the average Facey lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Facey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Facey in 1944 was 56, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Facey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Facey 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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