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Healey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Healey near Manchester, named with Old English heah ‘high’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. There are various other places in northern England, for example in Northumberland and Yorkshire, with the same name and etymology, and they may also have contributed to the surname. Variant of Irish Healy.

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


Similar surnames: Henley, Headley, Heatley, Haley, Hedley, Heasley, Hesley, Hanley

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Healey Family Origin

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Healey Family Occupations

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

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  • Labourer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Farmer

    1%

In 1881, the most common Healey occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Healey's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Healey family was Farmer. Labourer, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Healey.

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Healey Historical Records

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Healey Life Expectancy

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