Feeley Family History

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Feeley Name Meaning

reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fithcheallaigh ‘descendant of Fithcheallach’, a byname meaning ‘chess player’. See also McFeeley. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fáilbhe (see Falvey).

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

Similar surnames: Feeney, Keeley, Deeley, Neeley, Kegley, Seeley, Feely, Lepley, Exley

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Feeley Family Origin

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Feeley Family Occupations

What did your Feeley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Feeley family was Labourer. The most common Feeley occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 6% of Feeley's were Bricklayers. Bricklayer, Coal Miner and Hawker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Feeley.

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  • Bricklayer

  • Coal Miner

  • Hawker

  • Labourer


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Feeley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Feeley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feeley 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Feeley. 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 Feeley. For the veterans among your Feeley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Feeley Life Expectancy

What is the average Feeley lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Feeley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Feeley in 1953 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

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