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Airey Name Meaning

German: see Arey. Possibly also Northern English: habitational name from a minor place named with Old Norse Eyrará ‘gravel-bank stream’, such as Aira Beck in Cumbria.

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


Similar surnames: Ailey, Fairey, Iley, Riley, Viney, Arney, Irby, Wiley, Kirby, Wire

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Airey Family Origin

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Airey Family Occupations

What did your Airey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Mine Boss were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Airey. A less common occupation for the Airey family was Shoemaker. The most common Airey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Airey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Mine Boss

    7%
  • Shoemaker

    7%

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

Airey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Airey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Airey 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 Airey. 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 Airey. For the veterans among your Airey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Airey Life Expectancy

What is the average Airey lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Airey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Airey in 1947 was 39, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Airey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Airey 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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