Northey Family History

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Northey Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name, probably from Northay in Hawkchurch, Devon, named with Old English norð ‘north’ + (ge)h?g ‘enclosure’, or from various other places called Northey.

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


Similar surnames: Northam, Worthy, Wortley, Northup, Notley, Worthen, Northway, North

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Northey Family Origin

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Northey Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Tin Miner

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Copper Miner

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Northey family was Copper Miner. The most common Northey occupation in the UK was Farmer. 13% of Northey's were Farmers. Farmer, Tin Miner and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Northey.

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Northey Historical Records

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Northey Life Expectancy

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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