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Lahey Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lahey name?

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

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


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Lahey Family Origin

Where is the Lahey family from?

Lahey Family Occupations

What did your Lahey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farm Laborer and Furrier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lahey. A less common occupation for the Lahey family was Genl Laborer. The most common Lahey occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 10% of Lahey's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farm Laborer

  • Furrier

  • Genl Laborer


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

Lahey Historical Records

What Lahey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Lahey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lahey 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 Lahey

Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Lahey. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Lahey. For the veterans among your Lahey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lahey Life Expectancy

What is the average Lahey lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Lahey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lahey in 1940 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lahey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lahey 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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