Honey Family History

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Honey Name Meaning

English (southern): metonymic occupational name for a beekeeper or a gatherer or seller of honey, Middle English hony (Old English hunig), or a nickname from the same word used as a term of endearment, a sense which was common in medieval England.

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


Similar surnames: Hone, Coney, Money, Hanley, Honer, Hope, Hoy, Hobby, Toney, Coley

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Honey Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Honey name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Honey. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    56%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    20%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • France

    3%

  • Norway

    3%

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Honey Family Origin

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Honey Family Occupations

What did your Honey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Honey. The most common Honey occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Honey's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Honey family was Laundress.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Laundress

    2%

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

Honey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 65,000 census records available for the last name Honey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Honey 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Honey. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Honey. For the veterans among your Honey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Honey Life Expectancy

What is the average Honey lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Honey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Honey in 1941 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Honey 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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