Coey Family History

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Coey Name Meaning

English: nickname for a quiet or shy person, from French coi ‘quiet’, ‘coy’, ‘shy’. Scottish: variant of Cowie.

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


Similar surnames: Coy, Cowey, Coney, Coley, Cosey, Hoy, Corey, Couey, Coty, Cobey

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Coey Family Origin

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Coey Family Occupations

What did your Coey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Chargehand (stores) R N C 3 and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Coey. 10% of Coey men worked as a Chargehand (stores) R N C 3 and 58% of Coey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coey were Farm Labourer and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Chargehand (stores) R N C 3
    10%
  • Dock Labourer
    10%
  • Engineer Mercantile Marine
    10%
  • Farm Labourer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    58%
  • Beer Bottler
    8%
  • Company Sectary
    8%
  • Domestic Servant
    8%

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

Coey Historical Records

What Coey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Coey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coey 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 694 immigration records available for the last name Coey. 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 773 military records available for the last name Coey. For the veterans among your Coey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coey Life Expectancy

What is the average Coey lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Coey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Coey in 1960 was 64, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coey 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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