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

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  • Labourer

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • General Laborer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Healy occupation in the UK was Labourer. 7% of Healy's were Labourers. Labourer, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Healy. A less common occupation for the Healy family was General Laborer.

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Healy Historical Records

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Healy Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Healy

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