Arvay Family History

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Arvay Name Meaning

Hungarian and Slovak (Árvay): habitational name for someone from Árva county in the former Hungarian kingdom, now in Slovakia.

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

Similar surnames: Levay, Morvay, Pray, Garay, Bray, Gray, Kray, Ray, Harvey, Arra

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Arvay Family Origin

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Arvay Family Occupations

What did your Arvay ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Arvay. 26% of Arvay men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Arvay women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arvay were New Worker and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Mach Operator
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Typist
  • Bench Work
  • Domestic Servant

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

Arvay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Arvay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arvay 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 459 immigration records available for the last name Arvay. 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 668 military records available for the last name Arvay. For the veterans among your Arvay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arvay Life Expectancy

What is the average Arvay lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Arvay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Arvay in 1955 was 43, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arvay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arvay 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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