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Spivey Family History

Spivey Name Meaning
English (Yorkshire): from a medieval personal name, Spivey.

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

440,364 Historical Documents with Spivey on Ancestry.com
103,208 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,502 Military Records
1,628 Immigration Records
49,671 Census and Voter Lists
271,355 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Spivey Families

  • Number of Spivey families
     134 - 266
     45 - 133
     1 - 44
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Spivey families
     313 - 624
     105 - 312
     1 - 104
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Spivey last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Spivey census records

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Spivey Family Origin

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Spivey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Spivey 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 Spivey

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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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Spivey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Spivey census records

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Spivey Civil War Service Records

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