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

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Cheese Maker

    9%
  • Farm & Lime M.

    9%
  • Miner

    9%

In 1881, the most common Facey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 55% of Facey's were Farmers. Farmer, Cheese Maker and Farm & Lime M. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Facey. A less common occupation for the Facey family was Miner.

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Facey Historical Records

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Facey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Facey

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