Diffley Family History

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Diffley Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhghiolla ‘descendant of the black lad’.

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


Similar surnames: Deeley, Duffney, Hilley, Diffin, Dudley, Guffey, Caffrey, Kimbley

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Diffley Family Origin

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Diffley Family Occupations

What did your Diffley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Aero Engine Fitter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Diffley. 5% of Diffley men worked as an Aero Engine Fitter and 30% of Diffley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Diffley were Clerk Dept Manager ( Coal and Bank Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Aero Engine Fitter
    5%
  • Builder Labourer
    5%
  • Builders Labourer Heavy Worker
    5%
  • Clerk Dept Manager ( Coal
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    30%
  • Assistant Nurse
    4%
  • Ball Sprayer
    4%
  • Bank Clerk
    4%

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

Diffley Historical Records

What Diffley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Diffley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Diffley 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 741 immigration records available for the last name Diffley. 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 638 military records available for the last name Diffley. For the veterans among your Diffley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Diffley Life Expectancy

What is the average Diffley lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Diffley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Diffley in 1953 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Diffley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Diffley 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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