Eavey Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of English Avey. However, this name is not known in the British Isles. It is also said to be an altered form of German Ebby, of unexplained origin; perhaps a variant of Ebben or Ewig.

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


Similar surnames: Avey, Reavey, Havey, Rabey, Rasey, Davey, Beaver, Ealey, Seavey

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Eavey Family Origin

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Eavey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Banker

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%

In 1880, the most common Eavey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Eavey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eavey. A less common occupation for the Eavey family was Carpenter.

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Eavey Historical Records

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Eavey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Eavey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Eavey in 1941 was 48, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eavey

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