Poovey Family History

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Poovey Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Povey.

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


Similar surnames: Povey, Dover, Hooey, Pooler, Nooney, Tooley, Polley, Wooley, Poley

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Poovey Family Origin

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Poovey Family Occupations

What did your Poovey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Poovey occupation in the USA was Farming. 55% of Poovey's were Farmings. Farming, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poovey. A less common occupation for the Poovey family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farming

    55%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%

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

Poovey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Poovey Life Expectancy

What is the average Poovey lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Poovey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Poovey in 1961 was 76, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poovey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poovey 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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