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Hafey Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Haffey itself a variant of Haughey . This form of the surname is rare in Britain and Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Havey, Haney, Haffey, Hagey, Haden, Hanny, Hasen, Holey, Hamer, Howey

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Where is the Hafey family from?

You can see how Hafey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hafey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Hafey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 8 Hafey families living in London. This was about 38% of all the recorded Hafey's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Hafey families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hafey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hafey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hafey. 25% of Hafey men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Hafey women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hafey were Electrician Helper and Clerk. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Fireman
    17%
  • Electrician Helper
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    23%
  • Housekeeper
    23%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hafey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hafey 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 293 immigration records available for the last name Hafey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 486 military records available for the last name Hafey. For the veterans among your Hafey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hafey lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hafey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hafey in 1955 was 51, and 72 in 2004.

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