Amey Family History

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Amey Name Meaning

from the Old French personal name Amé, Latin Amatus ‘beloved’, a personal name favored by the early Christians, who used it in the sense ‘beloved by God’. possibly a derivative of Old French ami ‘friend’.

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

Similar surnames: Ames, Lamey, Amy, Aney, Hamel, Rey, Ager, Abel, Ales, Ament

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Amey Family Origin

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Amey Family Occupations

What did your Amey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amey. The most common Amey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Amey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Amey family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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Amey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Amey Life Expectancy

What is the average Amey lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Amey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Amey in 1940 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

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