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

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  • Fisherman

    13%
  • Bricklayer

    9%
  • Tailor Master

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

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Buley Historical Records

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Buley Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buley

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