Cavey Family History

14-Day Free Trial


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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Cavey Family Origin

Where is the Cavey family from?

Cavey Family Occupations

What did your Cavey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cavey family was Ag Laborer. Annuitant, Carter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cavey. The most common Cavey occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 5% of Cavey's were Annuitants.

View Census data for Cavey | Data not to scale

  • Annuitant

  • Carter

  • Farmer

  • Ag Laborer


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

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.

View all Cavey immigration records

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.

View all Cavey military records

You've only scratched the surface of Cavey family history.

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.

Famous Cavey Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name