Harkey Family History

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Harkey Name Meaning

English: probably from a pet form of a medieval personal name, probably either Harry or a derivative of Hard.

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


Similar surnames: Harker, Harvey, Harley, Harty, Hankey, Harney, Larkey, Harke, Varkey

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Harkey Family Origin

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Harkey Family Occupations

What did your Harkey 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 Harkey. 7% of Harkey men worked as a General Labourer and 47% of Harkey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Harkey were Chauffeur (builders House) and Cotton Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    7%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Chargeland Ditter Maintenance Chemical Work
    3%
  • Chauffeur (builders House)
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    47%
  • Clerk Insurance
    3%
  • Companion Nurse (retired
    3%
  • Cotton Weaver
    3%

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

Harkey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Harkey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harkey 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Harkey. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Harkey. For the veterans among your Harkey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harkey Life Expectancy

What is the average Harkey lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Harkey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Harkey in 1941 was 42, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harkey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harkey 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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