Calverley Family History

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Calverley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Calverley in West Yorkshire, named with Old English calfra (genitive plural of calf ‘calf’) + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Everley, Cleverly, Adderley, Carley, Marley, Calver, Atherley

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Calverley Family Origin

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Calverley Family Occupations

What did your Calverley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Calverley family was Cotton Weaver. Coal Miner, Farmer and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calverley. The most common Calverley occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Calverley's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Joiner

    4%
  • Cotton Weaver

    3%

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

Calverley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Calverley Life Expectancy

What is the average Calverley lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Calverley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Calverley in 1962 was 45, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Calverley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Calverley 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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