Northey Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Northam, Worthy, Wortley, Northup, Notley, Worthen, Northway, North

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Northey Family Origin

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Northey Family Occupations

What did your Northey ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Miner

    16%
  • Brick Mason

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Northey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Northey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Northey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Northey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Northey. 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 Northey. For the veterans among your Northey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Northey Life Expectancy

What is the average Northey lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Northey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Northey in 1945 was 28, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Northey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Northey 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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