Origins of surname
Said to be particularly popular in Cornwall, this name is of Anglo-Saxon and Norman origins. It either comes from the personal name Ivo, related to the old word for a longbow, or the place name Ivoy, which is also derived from the longbow, or the yew from which it was made.
The surname first appeared in the St Helier baptism registers in the second decade of the 19th century
- Ivey baptisms in Jersey
- Ivey marriages in Jersey (groom)
- Ivey marriages in Jersey (bride)
- Ivey burials in Jersey
This will created by a member of the Ivey family is now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, date and reference number shown here, it is possible to view a copy of each will. You will have to subscribe to the Archive's online service to do this. To find out more about this collection, which covers the period from 1663 to 1980, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page
- William Ivey, Lanhume, Croydon Road, Beddington, Surrey - 24 April 1942, D/Y/A/109
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