Fahy Family History

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Fahy Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Fahey.

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

Similar surnames: Fay, Fary, Fahey, Athy, Fahs, Fealy, Nary, Fey, Vary, Tacy

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Fahy Family Origin

Where is the Fahy family from?

Fahy Family Occupations

What did your Fahy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fahy family was Brewer. Labourer, Coal Miner and Boot Rivetter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fahy. The most common Fahy occupation in the UK was Labourer. 11% of Fahy's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Boot Rivetter

  • Brewer


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

Fahy Historical Records

What Fahy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Fahy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fahy 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Fahy. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Fahy. For the veterans among your Fahy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fahy Life Expectancy

What is the average Fahy lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Fahy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Fahy in 1955 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fahy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fahy 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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