Elley Name Meaning

Welsh and English: probably from a pet form of Ellis.

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


Similar surnames: Elles, Eley, Ellen, Alley, Jelley, Tilley, Eales, Coley, Ealey

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Elley Family Origin

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Elley Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Laundress

    6%
  • Angle Iron Smith

    3%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, the most common Elley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Elley's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Laundress and Angle Iron Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elley. A less common occupation for the Elley family was Annuitant.

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Elley Historical Records

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Elley Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Elley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Elley in 1963 was 73, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elley

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