Boley Name Meaning

South German: patronymic from a personal name derived from Pelagius (from Greek Pelagios, a derivative of pelagos ‘sea’; compare Spanish Pelayo). Saint Pelagius is the patron saint of Constance. English: variant of Bulley.

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


Similar surnames: Bolen, Buley, Soley, Boler, Bole, Bosley, Coley, Roley, Boxley, Boles

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Boley Family Origin

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Boley Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    16%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Laundress

    6%
  • Ag Lab (General)

    3%

In 1881, the most common Boley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 16% of Boley's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Boley family was Ag Lab (General). Agricultural Labourer, Baker and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boley.

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Boley Historical Records

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Boley Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Boley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Boley in 1942 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boley

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