Avey Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia and southern counties): unexplained. Possibly a shortened form of Mac Avey, a variant of McEvoy and McVey. Possibly an altered form of French Hévé. Alternatively, perhaps, an Americanized form of German Ewig.

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

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Avey Family Origin

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Avey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Avey family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Avey. The most common Avey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Avey's were Farmers.

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Avey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Avey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Avey in 1951 was 32, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Avey

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