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Buley Name Meaning

English: variant of the Norman habitational name Beaulieu, or possibly a variant of Bulley. Americanized spelling of Czech and Slovak Bulej (see Bula). Perhaps a variant of German Puley, from a short form for the medieval saint’s name Pelagius (see Boley).

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


Similar surnames: Bulley, Boley, Duley, Burley, Busey, Bruley, Pulley, Gurley, Bulen

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Buley Family Origin

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Buley Family Occupations

What did your Buley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Buley occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 13% of Buley's were Fishermans. A less common occupation for the Buley family was Blacksmith. Fisherman, Bricklayer and Tailor Master were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buley.

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  • Fisherman

    13%
  • Bricklayer

    9%
  • Tailor Master

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Buley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Buley Life Expectancy

What is the average Buley lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Buley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Buley in 1956 was 51, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buley 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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