Cavey Family History

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Cavey Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dháibhidh, and so akin to McDevitt.

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


Similar surnames: Carey, Calvey, Covey, Casey, Carvey, Craney, Cravey, Cavan, Dacey

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Cavey Family Origin

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Cavey Family Occupations

What did your Cavey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cavey. 3% of Cavey men worked as an Incapacitated and 59% of Cavey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cavey were Builders Labourer and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Builders Labourer Heavy Worker
    2%
  • Bricklayer
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    59%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Private Means
    2%

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

Cavey Historical Records

What Cavey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Cavey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cavey 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 Cavey

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cavey. 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 Cavey. For the veterans among your Cavey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cavey Life Expectancy

What is the average Cavey lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Cavey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cavey in 1954 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cavey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cavey 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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