Cawley Family History

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Cawley Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McCauley.

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


Similar surnames: Caley, Gawley, Cauley, Calley, Cowley, Crawley, Carley, Gauley

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Cawley Family Origin

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Cawley Family Occupations

What did your Cawley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Cawley occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Cawley's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Cawley family was Carter. Labourer, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cawley.

View Census data for Cawley | Data not to scale

  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Carter

    2%

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

Cawley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cawley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cawley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Cawley

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cawley. 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 Cawley. For the veterans among your Cawley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cawley Life Expectancy

What is the average Cawley lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Cawley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Cawley in 1950 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cawley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cawley 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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