Pavey Name Meaning

from the medieval female personal name Pavia, which is of uncertain origin. Reaney and Wilson suggest it may be from Old French pavie ‘peach’ or Pavie ‘woman from Pavia’ (see 2). habitational name from Pavia in Lombardy, Italy. variant of Paver.

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

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Pavey Family Origin

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Pavey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Engineer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Pavey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Pavey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pavey family was Engineer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pavey.

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Between 1940 and 2004, Pavey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pavey in 1940 was 47, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pavey

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