Dongley Family History

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Dongley 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: Dingley, Longley, Donley, Tingley, Dingle, Dunkley, Onley, Dagley

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Dongley Family Origin

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Dongley Family Occupations

What did your Dongley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dongley occupation in the UK was Painter Labourer. 100% of Dongley's were Painter Labourers.

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  • Painter Labourer


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

Dongley Historical Records

What Dongley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 62 census records available for the last name Dongley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dongley 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 11 immigration records available for the last name Dongley. 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 3 military records available for the last name Dongley. For the veterans among your Dongley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dongley Life Expectancy

What is the average Dongley lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dongley 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dongley

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