Heaphy Family History

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Heaphy Name Meaning

Irish (especially County Waterford): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÉamhthaigh ‘descendant of Éamhthach’, an adjective meaning ‘swift’. English: habitational name from Heapey in Lancashire, named in Old English as ‘(rose)hip hedge or enclosure’, heope ‘hip’ + hege ‘hedge’ or gehæg ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Hearn, Harty, Healey, Beachy, Leahy, Heath, Heap, Healy, Heaney

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Heaphy Family Origin

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Heaphy Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    19%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Works In Boot Shop

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heaphy family was Works In Boot Shop. Keeping House, Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heaphy. The most common Heaphy occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 19% of Heaphy's were Keeping Houses.

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Heaphy Historical Records

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Heaphy Life Expectancy

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