Carvey Family History

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Carvey Name Meaning

Irish: Americanized form of Mac Cearbhaigh ‘son of Cearbhach’, a byname from cearbhach ‘ragged’.

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


Similar surnames: Carey, Calvey, Carney, Carver, Cavey, Carley, Harvey, Garvey, Cawvey

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Carvey Family Origin

Where is the Carvey family from?

Carvey Family Occupations

What did your Carvey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farm Labourer, Carter and Coal Pit Laborer (Coal Miner) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carvey. The most common Carvey occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 18% of Carvey's were Farm Labourers. A less common occupation for the Carvey family was Farm Lab.

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  • Farm Labourer

    18%
  • Carter

    6%
  • Coal Pit Laborer (Coal Miner)

    6%
  • Farm Lab

    6%

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

Carvey Historical Records

What Carvey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Carvey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carvey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Carvey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Carvey. 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 Carvey. For the veterans among your Carvey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carvey Life Expectancy

What is the average Carvey lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Carvey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Carvey in 1963 was 80, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carvey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carvey 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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