Ivy Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ivey.

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


Similar surnames: Amy, Wey, Ary, Davy, Dey, Fey, Hoy, Acy, Ivey, Boy

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Ivy Family Origin

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Ivy Family Occupations

What did your Ivy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ivy family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ivy. The most common Ivy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Ivy's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Ivy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ivy Life Expectancy

What is the average Ivy lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Ivy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ivy in 1942 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ivy 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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