Archey Family History

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Archey Name Meaning

English: probably from a variant of Archer, but in some cases it could be of Scottish origin, from a pet form of Archibald.

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

Similar surnames: Archer, Larcher, Arey, Acey, Richey, Archie, Schey, Parcher, Trahey

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Archey Family Origin

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Archey Family Occupations

What did your Archey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Outdoor Labourer and Sanitary Inspector (Munic) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Archey. The most common Archey occupation in the UK was Outdoor Labourer. 50% of Archey's were Outdoor Labourers.

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  • Outdoor Labourer

  • Sanitary Inspector (Munic)


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

Archey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Archey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Archey 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 201 immigration records available for the last name Archey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Archey. For the veterans among your Archey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Archey Life Expectancy

What is the average Archey lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Archey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Archey in 1956 was 54, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Archey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Archey 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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