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Andy Family History

Andy Name Meaning

From a pet form in English (and possibly other languages as well) of the personal names Andrew or Anders (see Andreas).

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


Similar surnames: Dandy, Tandy, Sandy, Anda, Ando, Ady, Addy, Aney, Andry, Gundy

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Where is the Andy family from?

You can see how Andy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Andy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Andy families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 8 Andy families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 73% of all the recorded Andy's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Andy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Andy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Andy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Andy. 36% of Andy men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Andy women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Andy were Salesman and Laundress.

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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

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Laundress
    17%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Andy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Andy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 543 immigration records available for the last name Andy. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Andy. For the veterans among your Andy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Andy lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Andy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Andy in 1958 was 49, and 69 in 2003.

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