Chley Family History

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Chley Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Caley, Coley, Schley, Chae, Cowley, Carey, Chew, Chen, Paley, Caleb

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Chley Family Origin

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Chley Family Occupations

What did your Chley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Lodging House Keeper and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Chley.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Lodging House Keeper

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Chley Historical Records

What Chley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 91 census records available for the last name Chley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chley 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 26 immigration records available for the last name Chley. 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 8 military records available for the last name Chley. For the veterans among your Chley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chley Life Expectancy

What is the average Chley lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chley 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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