Vahey Name Meaning

Irish (Mayo): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac M(h)ic an Bheathadh, a patronymic from Mac an Bheathadh, from a personal name meaning ‘son of life’.

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


Similar surnames: Fahey, Dacey, Maxey, Keahey, Haney, Trahey, Adey, Vales, Vacek, Tacey

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Vahey Family Origin

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Vahey Family Occupations

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  • Servant

    25%
  • Clerk

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Labourer

    13%

In 1881, Servant, Clerk and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vahey. A less common occupation for the Vahey family was Labourer. The most common Vahey occupation in Canada was Servant. 25% of Vahey's were Servants.

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Vahey Historical Records

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Vahey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Vahey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Vahey in 1958 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vahey

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