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Turvey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Turvey, a place in Bedfordshire named from Old English turf ‘turf’, ‘grass’ + eg ‘island’, ‘low-lying land’.

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


Similar surnames: Turney, Torney, Turner, Hurley, Burney, Burley, Durley, Surrey

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Turvey Family Origin

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Turvey Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    12%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Turvey family was Bricklayer. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Turvey. The most common Turvey occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Turvey's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Turvey Historical Records

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Turvey Life Expectancy

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