Amoy Family History

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Amoy Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Amos, Moy, Amor, Amory, Amey, Amon, Amo, Amy, May, Loy

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Amoy Family Origin

Where is the Amoy family from?

Amoy Family Occupations

What did your Amoy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Bookkeeper and Cannery Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Amoy. 19% of Amoy men worked as a Bookkeeper and 15% of Amoy women worked as a Cannery Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Amoy were Collector and Foreman

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    19%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Cashier
    10%
  • Collector
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cannery Worker
    15%
  • Cashier
    15%
  • Farming
    15%
  • Foreman
    15%

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

Amoy Historical Records

What Amoy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 424 census records available for the last name Amoy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amoy 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 262 immigration records available for the last name Amoy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 31 military records available for the last name Amoy. For the veterans among your Amoy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amoy Life Expectancy

What is the average Amoy lifespan?

Between 1975 and 2003, in the United States, Amoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Amoy in 1975 was 83, and 82 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amoy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amoy 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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