Deeley Family History

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Deeley Name Meaning

Irish (Galway): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhghiolla ‘descendant of Duibhghiolla’, from dubh ‘black’ + giolla ‘lad’.

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

Similar surnames: Deeney, Keeley, Feeley, Dudley, Delay, Neeley, Deere, Denley, Seeley

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Deeley Family Origin

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Deeley Family Occupations

What did your Deeley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Deeley family was Jeweller . Coal Miner, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deeley. The most common Deeley occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 4% of Deeley's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Jeweller


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

Deeley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Deeley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deeley 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Deeley. 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 Deeley. For the veterans among your Deeley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deeley Life Expectancy

What is the average Deeley lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Deeley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Deeley in 1962 was 66, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deeley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deeley 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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