Davey Family History

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Davey Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Davy.

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


Similar surnames: Davy, Havey, Davee, Eavey, Avey, Dovey, Daley, Dazey, Daves, Lavey

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Davey Family Origin

Where is the Davey family from?

Davey Family Occupations

What did your Davey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Davey. A less common occupation for the Davey family was Carpenter. The most common Davey occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Davey's were Agricultural Labourers.

View Census data for Davey | Data not to scale

  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Davey Historical Records

What Davey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Davey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Davey 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 Davey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Davey. 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 Davey. For the veterans among your Davey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Davey Life Expectancy

What is the average Davey lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Davey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Davey in 1943 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Davey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Davey 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 Davey Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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