Trahey Family History

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Trahey Name Meaning

Variant of Irish Trahy, itself a variant of Trohy, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Troighthigh ‘descendant of the foot soldier’, Gaelic troightheach.

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


Similar surnames: Fahey, Toohey, Tracey, Vahey, Craney, Graney, Keahey, Tracy, Rabey

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Trahey Family Origin

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Trahey Family Occupations

What did your Trahey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Trahey family was Clergyman. Laborer, At Home and Brass Founder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trahey. The most common Trahey occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Trahey's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    38%
  • At Home

    6%
  • Brass Founder

    6%
  • Clergyman

    6%

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

Trahey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Trahey Life Expectancy

What is the average Trahey lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Trahey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Trahey in 1960 was 58, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trahey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trahey 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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