Cavey Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dháibhidh, and so akin to McDevitt.

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

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Cavey Family Origin

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Cavey Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    26%
  • Farmer

    19%
  • Farm Hand

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cavey family was Keeping House. The most common Cavey occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Cavey's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cavey.

Source: Census data for Cavey | Data not to scale

Cavey Historical Records

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Cavey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Cavey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cavey in 1954 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cavey

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