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Davie Name Meaning

Scottish: from the Scottish pet form of the personal name David . Compare Davey . English: variant of Way (see below).

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


Similar surnames: Davies, David, Davy, Davin, Davi, Davee, Daniel, Jarvie, Savin, Dixie

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Where is the Davie family from?

You can see how Davie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Davie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Davie families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 344 Davie families living in London. This was about 16% of all the recorded Davie's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Davie families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Davie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Davie ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Davie. 13% of Davie men worked as a General Labourer and 71% of Davie women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Davie were Medical Practitioner and Domestic Servant. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    13%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Medical Practitioner
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    71%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
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Census Records

There are 104,000 census records available for the last name Davie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Davie census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Davie. 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 Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Davie. For the veterans among your Davie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Davie lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Davie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Davie in 1943 was 35, and 67 in 2004.

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