Gailey Family History

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Gailey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Staffordshire named Gailey, from Old English gagel ‘bog-myrtle’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. In some instances, an altered spelling of South German Gailer (variant of Geiler) or of Swiss Gälli (see Gall).

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


Similar surnames: Bailey, Galley, Hailey, Gateley, Grimley, Batley, Hanley, Marley

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Gailey Family Origin

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Gailey Family Occupations

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

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  • House Keeper

    10%
  • (Ag) Labourer

    5%
  • Ag Laborer

    5%
  • Annuitant

    5%

In 1881, House Keeper, (Ag) Labourer and Ag Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gailey. A less common occupation for the Gailey family was Annuitant. The most common Gailey occupation in the UK was House Keeper. 10% of Gailey's were House Keepers.

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Gailey Historical Records

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Gailey Life Expectancy

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