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Harkey Family History

Harkey Name Meaning
English: probably from a pet form of a medieval personal name, probably either Harry or a derivative of Hard.

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

137,365 Historical Documents with Harkey on Ancestry.com
23,115 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,089 Military Records
1,024 Immigration Records
15,591 Census and Voter Lists
93,546 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Harkey Families

  • Number of Harkey families
     40 - 77
     14 - 39
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Harkey families
     86 - 170
     29 - 85
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Harkey families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Harkey census records

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Harkey Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Harkey families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Harkey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Harkey families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Harkey

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Harkey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Harkey census records

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Harkey Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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