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 1881, Ag Labourer, Agl Lab and Coachman Dom were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Falvey. The most common Falvey occupation in the UK was Ag Labourer. 10% of Falvey's were Ag Labourers. A less common occupation for the Falvey family was Commercial Traveller Tea.

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  • Ag Labourer

  • Agl Lab

  • Coachman Dom

  • Commercial Traveller Tea


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

Falvey Historical Records

What Falvey family records will you find?

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.

Search 1891 UK census records for Falvey

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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