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 1939, Painter decorator and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Calverley. 2% of Calverley men worked as a Painter decorator and 44% of Calverley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Calverley were Boot shoe Repairer and Cotton Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Painter decorator
  • General Labourer
  • Electrician
  • Boot shoe Repairer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Private Means
  • Cotton Weaver

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Calverley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 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 1,000 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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