Tormey Family History

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Tormey Name Meaning

Irish (Ulster): reduced form of O’Tormey, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tormaigh ‘descendant of Tormach’, a Gaelic derivative of the Norse personal name Thormodr.

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


Similar surnames: Toomey, Torney, Torpey, Dormer, Towey, Tarpey, Toohey, Tomey, Torpy

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Tormey Family Origin

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Tormey Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayers Laborer

    10%
  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Conductor Of Omnibus

    10%
  • Furrier

    10%

In 1881, Bricklayers Laborer, Coal Miner and Conductor Of Omnibus were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tormey. A less common occupation for the Tormey family was Furrier. The most common Tormey occupation in the UK was Bricklayers Laborer. 10% of Tormey's were Bricklayers Laborers.

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Tormey Historical Records

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Tormey Life Expectancy

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