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Cauley Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cauley name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Cauley. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Cauley Family Origin

Where is the Cauley family from?

Cauley Family Occupations

What did your Cauley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cotton Weaver, Agricultural Labourer and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cauley. A less common occupation for the Cauley family was Crape Finisher (Manuf). The most common Cauley occupation in the UK was Cotton Weaver. 13% of Cauley's were Cotton Weavers.

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  • Cotton Weaver

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Charwoman

  • Crape Finisher (Manuf)


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

Cauley Historical Records

What Cauley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 53,000 census records available for the last name Cauley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cauley 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Cauley. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Cauley. For the veterans among your Cauley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cauley Life Expectancy

What is the average Cauley lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Cauley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Cauley in 1940 was 60, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cauley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cauley 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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