Healy Family History

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Healy Name Meaning

Southern Irish: reduced form of O’Healy, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÉilidhe ‘descendant of the claimant’, from éilidhe ‘claimant’, or of Gaelic Ó hÉalaighthe ‘descendant of Éaladhach’, a personal name probably from ealadhach ‘ingenious’.

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


Similar surnames: Shealy, Sealy, Neal, Quealy, Nealy, Keary, Healey, Leary, Hehl, Heary

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Healy Family Origin

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Healy Family Occupations

What did your Healy 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 Healy. 19% of Healy men worked as a General Labourer and 63% of Healy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Healy were Carpenter and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    19%
  • Builders Labourer
    6%
  • Motor Driver
    4%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    63%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%

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

Healy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 198,000 census records available for the last name Healy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Healy 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 52,000 immigration records available for the last name Healy. 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 32,000 military records available for the last name Healy. For the veterans among your Healy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Healy Life Expectancy

What is the average Healy lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Healy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Healy in 1941 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Healy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Healy 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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