Deady Family History

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Deady Name Meaning

Irish (Counties Kerry and Limerick): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Déadaigh ‘descendant of Déadach’, a personal name apparently meaning ‘toothy’.

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

Similar surnames: Keady, Day, Geary, Daly, Keary, Dady, Neary, Denny, Duddy, Dade

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Deady Family Origin

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Deady Family Occupations

What did your Deady ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Deady occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Deady's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Deady family was Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deady.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Baker


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

Deady Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Deady. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deady census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Deady. 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 Deady. For the veterans among your Deady ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deady Life Expectancy

What is the average Deady lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Deady life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Deady in 1956 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deady

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deady 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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