Shey Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Irish Shea.

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

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Shey Family Origin

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Shey Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shey family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shey. The most common Shey occupation in the USA was Laborer. 16% of Shey's were Laborers.

Source: Census data for Shey | Data not to scale

Shey Historical Records

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Shey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1970 and 2001, Shey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Shey in 1970 was 64, and 82 in 2001.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shey

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