Crolley Family History

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Crolley Name Meaning

Variant spelling Irish Crolly, a variant of Crilly in Oriel and of Crowley in Munster.

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

Similar surnames: Crilley, Crowley, Croley, Colley, Rolley, Cromley, Cropley, Cokley

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Crolley Family Origin

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Crolley Family Occupations

What did your Crolley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Crolley family was Railway Porter. The most common Crolley occupation in the UK was Carter. 25% of Crolley's were Carters. Carter, Catholic Priest (Roman) and Greengrocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crolley.

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  • Carter

  • Catholic Priest (Roman)

  • Greengrocer

  • Railway Porter


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

Crolley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Crolley Life Expectancy

What is the average Crolley lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Crolley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Crolley in 1960 was 55, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crolley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crolley 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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