Tovey Name Meaning

English: from the Old Norse personal name Tófi, a reduced form of any of various compound names formed with þórr, name of the Norse god of thunder (see Thor), + a second element beginning with f or v, for example valdr ‘rule’.

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


Similar surnames: Toles, Toney, Covey, Tobey, Hovey, Bovey, Bove, Alvey, Tomey, Tooley

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Tovey Family Origin

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Tovey Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1881, the most common Tovey occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Tovey's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tovey. A less common occupation for the Tovey family was Carpenter.

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Tovey Historical Records

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Tovey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Tovey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Tovey in 1962 was 80, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tovey

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