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Largey Family History

Largey Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish Largie, a habitational name from Largie in Aberdeenshire.

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


Similar surnames: Darsey, Larkey, Barkey, Darney, Harley, Larmer, Barley, Lage, Lackey

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Where is the Largey family from?

You can see how Largey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Largey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Largey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Largey family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Largey's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Largey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Largey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Largey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Largey. 25% of Largey men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Largey women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Largey were Chauffeur and Housewife. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Truck Driver
    17%
  • Chauffeur
    17%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
    43%
  • Clerical
    29%
  • Housewife
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Largey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Largey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 305 immigration records available for the last name Largey. 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 Cards

There are 333 military records available for the last name Largey. For the veterans among your Largey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Largey lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Largey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Largey in 1957 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

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