Huey Family History

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Huey Name Meaning

English and northern Irish: from a pet form of Hugh. Irish: variant of Hoey.

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

Similar surnames: Huet, Hoey, Howey, Hoy, Hue, Fey, Hussey, Havey, Rey, Hooey

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Huey Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Huey name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Huey. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • China


  • Norway


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Huey Family Origin

Where is the Huey family from?

Huey Family Occupations

What did your Huey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, EmployÉ De Manufactur and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Huey. The most common Huey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 24% of Huey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Huey family was Son.

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  • Farmer

  • EmployÉ De Manufactur

  • Labourer

  • Son


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

Huey Historical Records

What Huey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Huey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huey 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Huey. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Huey. For the veterans among your Huey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Huey Life Expectancy

What is the average Huey lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Huey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Huey in 1944 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Huey 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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