Farrelly Family History

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Farrelly Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fearghaile, from the personal name Fearghal (‘man of valor’), of which Fearghaile is an older genitive form (see Farrell).

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


Similar surnames: Farrell, Harrell, Fariello, O'farrell, Zarrella, Farella, Perrell

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Farrelly Family Origin

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Farrelly Family Occupations

What did your Farrelly ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Farrelly occupation in the UK was Genl Laborer. 7% of Farrelly's were Genl Laborers. A less common occupation for the Farrelly family was Chimney Sweep. Genl Laborer, Baker and Card Grinder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farrelly.

View Census data for Farrelly | Data not to scale

  • Genl Laborer

    7%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Card Grinder

    4%
  • Chimney Sweep

    4%

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

Farrelly Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Farrelly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farrelly census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Farrelly

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Farrelly. 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 Farrelly. For the veterans among your Farrelly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Farrelly Life Expectancy

What is the average Farrelly lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Farrelly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Farrelly in 1951 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farrelly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farrelly 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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