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Origins of the Madey surname

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About the Madeys

We have a total number of 151 records for people with the last name Madey.

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Where do most Madeys live?

In 1921, most Madeys lived in Northern Ireland.


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Interesting facts about Madeys

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 89 records for the Madey surname. The oldest one dates back to 1841.

Who were Madeys most likely to marry?

Abbotts

&

Opays

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Madeys.

What are the most common Madey first names?

  • John
  • Stanley
  • Mary
  • Helen

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Common jobs for Madeys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Madeys in 1921
Living On Own Means

2

Chair Man

1

Cotton Factory Worker

1

General Servant

1

House Servant

1

Common Male occupations for Madeys in 1921
Semiskilled Miners

3

Unskilled Occupations In Extraction Of Minerals

3

Cotton Farmers

2

Semiskilled Machine Shop And Related Occupations

2

Woolman

2

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