Honey Name Meaning

English (southern): metonymic occupational name for a beekeeper or a gatherer or seller of honey, Middle English hony (Old English hunig), or a nickname from the same word used as a term of endearment, a sense which was common in medieval England.

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


Similar surnames: Hone, Coney, Money, Hanley, Honer, Hope, Hoy, Hobby, Toney, Coley

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Honey Family Origin

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Honey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Honey. A less common occupation for the Honey family was Keeping House. The most common Honey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Honey's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Honey | Data not to scale

Honey Historical Records

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Honey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Honey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Honey in 1941 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Honey

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