Heavey Family History

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Heavey Name Meaning

Reduced and altered form of Irish O’Heavy, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÉamhaigh, a cognate of Heaphy.

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


Similar surnames: Reavey, Heaney, Heaven, Heagney, Leavey, Eavey, Keahey, Cavey, Hearty

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Heavey Family Origin

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Heavey Family Occupations

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

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  • Cotton Spinner

    21%
  • Bar House Keeper

    7%
  • Carman

    7%
  • Coalminer

    7%

In 1881, the most common Heavey occupation in the UK was Cotton Spinner. 21% of Heavey's were Cotton Spinners. A less common occupation for the Heavey family was Coalminer. Cotton Spinner, Bar House Keeper and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heavey.

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Heavey Historical Records

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Heavey Life Expectancy

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