Arvey Family History

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Arvey Name Meaning

English: variant of Harvey.

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

Similar surnames: Arey, Avey, Havey, Drey, Lavey, Alvey, Askey, Ary, Harvey, Aley

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Arvey Family Origin

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Arvey Family Occupations

What did your Arvey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Arvey occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Arvey's were Laborers. Laborer and Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Arvey. A less common occupation for the Arvey family was Wheelright.

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  • Laborer

  • Miner

  • Wheelright


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

Arvey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Arvey Life Expectancy

What is the average Arvey lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Arvey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Arvey in 1963 was 79, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arvey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arvey 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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