Alvey Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Alfwy, Old English Ælfwig ‘elf battle’.

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


Similar surnames: Alley, Alvin, Alder, Paley, Galley, Iley, Askey, Olney, Alber, Valley

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Alvey Family Origin

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Alvey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Alvey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Alvey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Alvey family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alvey.

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Alvey Historical Records

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Alvey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Alvey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Alvey in 1949 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alvey

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