Choy Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Cai 1. Possibly an Americanized form of German Scheu.

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


Similar surnames: Choi, Chop, Chock, Cho, Chou, Chow, Choo, Croy, Schor, Che

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Choy Family Origin

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Choy Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Chop Wood

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Choy family was Chop Wood. Laborer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Choy. The most common Choy occupation in the USA was Laborer. 16% of Choy's were Laborers.

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Choy Historical Records

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Choy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Choy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Choy in 1942 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Choy

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