Choy Family History

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Choy Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Cai 1. Possibly an Americanized form of German Scheu.

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


Similar surnames: Choi, Chop, Chock, Cho, Chou, Chow, Choo, Croy, Schor, Che

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Choy Family Origin

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Choy Family Occupations

What did your Choy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Choy family was Chop Wood. The most common Choy occupation in the USA was Laborer. 16% of Choy's were Laborers. Laborer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Choy.

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  • Laborer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Chop Wood

    4%

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

Choy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Choy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Choy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Choy

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Choy. 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 Choy. For the veterans among your Choy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Choy Life Expectancy

What is the average Choy lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Choy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Choy in 1942 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Choy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Choy 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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