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Comey Name Meaning

Welsh: habitational name from a place called Cymau in Dyfed, near Wrexham, named with Welsh cymau , pluran of cwm.

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


Similar surnames: Comley, Coley, Poley, Corney, Cowey, Combes, Somes, Colmer, Tomey

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Comey Family Origin

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Comey Family Occupations

What did your Comey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Comey family was Painter. Boiler Maker, Horse Dealer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Comey. The most common Comey occupation in the UK was Boiler Maker. 17% of Comey's were Boiler Makers.

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  • Boiler Maker

    17%
  • Horse Dealer

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%
  • Painter

    17%

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Comey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Comey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Comey 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Comey. 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 Comey. For the veterans among your Comey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Comey Life Expectancy

What is the average Comey lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Comey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Comey in 1963 was 70, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Comey 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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