Lavey Family History

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Lavey Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Irish (Westmeath): probably a local variant of Leavy (see Dunleavy).

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


Similar surnames: Leavey, Havey, Avey, Eavey, Lacey, Laney, Levey, Davey, Lakey, Rabey

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Lavey Family Origin

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Lavey Family Occupations

What did your Lavey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lavey. The most common Lavey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Lavey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lavey family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Baker

    4%

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

Lavey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lavey Life Expectancy

What is the average Lavey lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Lavey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Lavey in 1945 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lavey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lavey 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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