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Parkey Family History

Parkey Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Garley, Larkey, Paley, Harkey, Berkey, Pirkey, Barkey, Barley, Pasley

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Where is the Parkey family from?

You can see how Parkey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Parkey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Parkey families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Parkey families living in Ohio. This was about 22% of all the recorded Parkey's in USA. Ohio and 2 other states had the highest population of Parkey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Parkey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Parkey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Parkey. 27% of Parkey men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Parkey women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Parkey were Farming and Teacher. .

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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
    27%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Farming
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    13%
  • Housek
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Teacher
    11%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Parkey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parkey 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 345 immigration records available for the last name Parkey. 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 896 military records available for the last name Parkey. For the veterans among your Parkey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Parkey lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Parkey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Parkey in 1951 was 32, and 73 in 2004.

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