Amy Name Meaning

French: from Old French ami ‘friend’, which was used both as a nickname and a personal name. Variant spelling of English Amey.

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


Similar surnames: Amey, Lamy, Ary, Acy, Goy, Ramm, Ady, Fey, Amos, Camby

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Amy Family Origin

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Amy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Charwoman

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Amy family was Charwoman. The most common Amy occupation in the UK was Farmer. 12% of Amy's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amy.

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Amy Historical Records

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Amy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Amy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Amy in 1951 was 29, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amy

Famous Amy Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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