Davy Name Meaning

English and Irish: from the personal name Davy, a medieval French vernacular form of the Biblical name David which became common in England in the Middle Ages. Scottish: variant spelling of Davie 1. French: variant of David.

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


Similar surnames: Day, Davi, Bay, Daly, Davey, Darr, Amy, Dade, Dady, Dacy

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Davy Family Origin

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Davy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Davy family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Davy. The most common Davy occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Davy's were Farmers.

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Davy Historical Records

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Davy Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Davy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Davy in 1947 was 69, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Davy

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