Spivey Family History

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Spivey Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): from a medieval personal name, Spivey.

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


Similar surnames: Selvey, Silvey, Pavey, Spire, Sliney, Pacey, Spinney, Spice, Smiley

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Spivey Family Origin

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Spivey Family Occupations

What did your Spivey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Spivey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Spivey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Spivey family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spivey.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Spivey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Spivey Life Expectancy

What is the average Spivey lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Spivey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Spivey in 1940 was 33, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spivey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spivey 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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