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Huey Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Hugh . Irish (Antrim): variant of Hoey . Chinese: variant Romanization of the surnames 許 (see Xu ) and 惠 (see Hui ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Huet, Hoey, Howey, Hoy, Hue, Fey, Hussey, Havey, Rey, Hooey

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Where is the Huey family from?

You can see how Huey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Huey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 41 Huey families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 35% of all the recorded Huey's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Huey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Huey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Huey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Huey. 17% of Huey men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Huey women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Huey were Clerk and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Huey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Huey. For the veterans among your Huey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Huey lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Huey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Huey in 1944 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

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