Achey Family History

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Achey Name Meaning

In New England, an Americanized form of French Ethier. Various other origins have been proposed, but this seems the most likely.

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


Similar surnames: Achee, Achter, Tacey, Alley, Schey, Ashey, Akey, Arney, Acey, Archey

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Achey Family Origin

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Achey Family Occupations

What did your Achey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Achey family was Laborer. The most common Achey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Achey's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Achey.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Achey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Achey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Achey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Achey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Achey. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Achey. For the veterans among your Achey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Achey Life Expectancy

What is the average Achey lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Achey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Achey in 1945 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Achey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Achey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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