Quivey Family History

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Quivey Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hulvey, Turvey, Guiney, Mulvey, Ivey, Lurvey, Spivey, Curvey, Harvey

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Quivey Family Origin

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Quivey Family Occupations

What did your Quivey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Quivey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Quivey's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quivey. A less common occupation for the Quivey family was Brakeman.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Baker

  • Brakeman


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

Quivey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Quivey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quivey 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 Quivey

Passenger List

There are 146 immigration records available for the last name Quivey. 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 157 military records available for the last name Quivey. For the veterans among your Quivey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quivey Life Expectancy

What is the average Quivey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Quivey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Quivey in 1962 was 60, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quivey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quivey 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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