Storey Family History

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Storey Name Meaning

Northern English: from the Old Norse byname Stóri (from stórr ‘big’), also used as a personal name in northern England in the early Middle Ages.

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


Similar surnames: Storer, Storr, Stoney, Shorey, Stokey, Tovey, Staley, Storm, Score

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Storey Family Origin

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Storey Family Occupations

What did your Storey ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Storey occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Storey's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Storey family was Agricultural Labourer. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Storey.

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Storey Historical Records

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Storey Life Expectancy

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