Falvey Family History

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Falvey Name Meaning

Irish (Kerry): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fáilbhe ‘descendant of Fáilbhe’, a byname meaning ‘lively’.

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


Similar surnames: Calvey, Halley, Foley, Harvey, Mulvey, Hulvey, Fahey, Malley, Cavey

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Falvey Family Origin

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Falvey Family Occupations

What did your Falvey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Falvey. 43% of Falvey men worked as a General Labourer and 95% of Falvey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Falvey were Painter and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    43%
  • House Painter
    29%
  • Painter
    29%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    95%
  • Domestic Servant
    6%

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

Falvey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Falvey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Falvey 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Falvey. 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 Falvey. For the veterans among your Falvey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Falvey Life Expectancy

What is the average Falvey lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Falvey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Falvey in 1941 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Falvey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Falvey 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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