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Northey Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name, probably from Northay in Hawkchurch, Devon, named with Old English norð ‘north’ + (ge)h?g ‘enclosure’, or from various other places called Northey.

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

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Northey Family Origin

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Northey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Miner

    16%
  • Brick Mason

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Northey family was Carpenter. The most common Northey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Northey's were Farmers. Farmer, Miner and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Northey.

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Northey Historical Records

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Northey Life Expectancy

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