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

What did your Heavey ancestors do for a living?

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

View Census data for Heavey | Data not to scale

  • Cotton Spinner

    21%
  • Bar House Keeper

    7%
  • Carman

    7%
  • Coalminer

    7%

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.

Heavey Historical Records

What Heavey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heavey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heavey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Heavey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Heavey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Heavey. For the veterans among your Heavey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heavey Life Expectancy

What is the average Heavey lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Heavey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Heavey in 1949 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heavey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heavey 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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