Hulvey Family History

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Hulvey Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Irish O’Halvey. In Counties Galway and Mayo this is an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAilmhic ‘descendant of Ailmhac’, a personal name meaning ‘noble son’. In Leinster, Halvey is found as an equivalent of Holloway.

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


Similar surnames: Mulvey, Harvey, Halley, Hurney, Hurley, Hilley, Hussey, Heavey

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Hulvey Family Origin

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Hulvey Family Occupations

What did your Hulvey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hulvey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Hulvey's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hulvey. A less common occupation for the Hulvey family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

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

Hulvey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hulvey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hulvey 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hulvey. 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 Hulvey. For the veterans among your Hulvey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hulvey Life Expectancy

What is the average Hulvey lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hulvey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Hulvey in 1953 was 33, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hulvey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hulvey 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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