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Calvey Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of McCalvey, which is recorded as a variant Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Bhuidhe (see McElwee), although Woulfe treats it as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Chalbhaigh, possibly from calbhach ‘bald’. In some cases possibly an Americanized spelling of the southern French surname Calvé, a nickname from Old Occitan calv ‘bald’.

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


Similar surnames: Cavey, Carney, Caley, Carvey, Calvery, Falvey, Cale, Carver, Convey

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Calvey Family Origin

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Calvey Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    14%
  • Cotton Mill

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

In 1880, the most common Calvey occupation in the USA was Baker. 14% of Calvey's were Bakers. Baker, Cotton Mill and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calvey. A less common occupation for the Calvey family was Laborer.

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Calvey Life Expectancy

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