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Tovey Family History

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

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52,540 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,104 Military Records
2,103 Immigration Records
33,988 Census and Voter Lists
52,603 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Tovey Families

  • Number of Tovey families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tovey families
     143 - 284
     48 - 142
     1 - 47
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Tovey last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Tovey census records

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Tovey Family Origin

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Tovey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Tovey

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Tovey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Tovey census records

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Tovey Civil War Service Records

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