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Horsey Family History

Horsey Name Meaning
English: habitational name from places in Norfolk, Somerset, and Sussex, so named from Old English hors ‘horse’ (perhaps a byname) + eg ‘island’, ‘low-lying land’.

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

134,899 Historical Documents with Horsey on Ancestry.com
21,004 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,507 Military Records
1,783 Immigration Records
23,583 Census and Voter Lists
85,022 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Horsey Families

  • Number of Horsey families
     64 - 125
     22 - 63
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Horsey families
     74 - 146
     25 - 73
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Horsey last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Horsey census records

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Horsey 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 Horsey families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Horsey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Horsey

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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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Horsey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Horsey census records

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Horsey Civil War Service Records

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