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Sabey Family History

Sabey Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Saley, Sobey, Saber, Lakey, Mabey, Racey, Sebby, Rabey, Rasey, Eavey

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Where is the Sabey family from?

You can see how Sabey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sabey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sabey families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Sabey family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Sabey's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Sabey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sabey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sabey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sabey. 41% of Sabey men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Sabey women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sabey were Salesman and Housewife.

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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
    41%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Salesman
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Secretary
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Sabey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sabey 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 773 immigration records available for the last name Sabey. 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 513 military records available for the last name Sabey. For the veterans among your Sabey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sabey lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Sabey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Sabey in 1964 was 71, and 72 in 2004.

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