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Causey Family History

Causey Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): topographic name for someone who lived by a causeway, Middle English caucey (from Old Norman French cauciée); the ending of the word was in time assimilated by folk etymology to Middle English way.

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


Similar surnames: Causley, Massey, Causer, Sauser, Vause, Cossey, Cassel, Rousey, Busey

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Where is the Causey family from?

You can see how Causey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Causey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Causey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 13 Causey families living in Maryland. This was about 18% of all the recorded Causey's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Causey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Causey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Causey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Causey. 27% of Causey men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Causey women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Causey were Carpenter and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Stenographer
    6%
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Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Causey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Causey 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Causey. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Causey. For the veterans among your Causey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Causey lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Causey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Causey in 1942 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

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