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Where is the Davey family from?
You can see how Davey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Davey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Davey families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 25 Davey families living in New York. This was about 52% of all the recorded Davey's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Davey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Davey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Davey. 13% of Davey men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Davey women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Davey were Clerk and Clerk.