Happy Name Meaning

Americanized form of German, Dutch, or northern French Happe. English: nickname from the adjective happy.

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

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Happy Family Origin

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Happy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Happy family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Happy. The most common Happy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Happy's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Happy | Data not to scale

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Happy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Happy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Happy in 1953 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Happy

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