Horsey Family History

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Horsey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Norfolk, Somerset, and Sussex, so named from Old English hors ‘horse’ (perhaps a byname) + eg ‘island’, ‘low-lying land’.

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

Similar surnames: Horsley, Hursey, Forsey, Cossey, Corney, Harley, Horney, Morley

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Horsey Family Origin

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Horsey Family Occupations

What did your Horsey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Horsey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Horsey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Horsey family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horsey.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer


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

Horsey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Horsey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horsey 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Horsey. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Horsey. For the veterans among your Horsey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Horsey Life Expectancy

What is the average Horsey lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Horsey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Horsey in 1944 was 49, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Horsey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Horsey 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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