Ivey Family History

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Ivey Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Ivoy in Cher, northern France.

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

Similar surnames: Ives, Viney, Iley, Irey, Wiley, Avery, Drey, Eavey, Irby, Bovey

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Ivey Family Origin

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Ivey Family Occupations

What did your Ivey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ivey. 25% of Ivey men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Ivey women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ivey were Farm Laborer and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Cook

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ivey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 78,000 census records available for the last name Ivey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ivey 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Ivey. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Ivey. For the veterans among your Ivey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ivey Life Expectancy

What is the average Ivey lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Ivey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ivey in 1940 was 50, and 72 in 2004.

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