Facey Family History

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Facey Name Meaning

English (southwestern, also found in South Wales): variant of Veazey. Americanized spelling of German Fehse, Vehse, variants of Feese. Americanized spelling of Swiss German Fäsi, from a pet form of the personal name Gervasius (see Gervais).

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

Similar surnames: Face, Tacey, Rabey, Fey, Macey, Facer, Pacey, Yaney, Fahey, Nacey

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Facey Family Origin

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Facey Family Occupations

What did your Facey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Facey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Facey's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Facey. A less common occupation for the Facey family was Keeps Boarding House.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps Boarding House


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

Facey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Facey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Facey 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Facey. 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 Facey. For the veterans among your Facey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Facey Life Expectancy

What is the average Facey lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Facey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Facey in 1944 was 56, and 62 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Facey 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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