Summerhays Family History

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Summerhays Name Meaning

Southern English: probably a topographic name referring to an enclosure (on upland pasture), where animals were kept in summer, from Middle English sumer, somer ‘summer’ + hay ‘enclosure’ (Old English (ge)hæg).

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

Similar surnames: Summerhill, Summer, Sommerfeld, Summerford, Sunderhaus, Summers

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Summerhays Family Origin

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Summerhays Family Occupations

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In 1939, Railway Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Summerhays. 89% of Summerhays women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Railway Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Summerhays Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 316 immigration records available for the last name Summerhays. 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 452 military records available for the last name Summerhays. For the veterans among your Summerhays ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Summerhays Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Summerhays life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Summerhays in 1958 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

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