Gartley Family History

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Gartley Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the former barony of Garntuly (now Gartly), in Aberdeenshire. Perhaps also an altered spelling of German Gartler, a variant of Gartner or Gärtler (see Gertler).

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

Similar surnames: Bartley, Hartley, Gailey, Gurley, Barley, Gurtler, Antley, Girdley

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Gartley Family Origin

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Gartley Family Occupations

What did your Gartley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Clerk To Ironfounder, Cotton Wast Warehouse Man (Dealer) and Dental Surgeon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gartley. The most common Gartley occupation in the UK was Clerk To Ironfounder. 8% of Gartley's were Clerk To Ironfounders. A less common occupation for the Gartley family was General Lab.

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  • Clerk To Ironfounder

  • Cotton Wast Warehouse Man (Dealer)

  • Dental Surgeon

  • General Lab


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

Gartley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gartley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gartley 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gartley. 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 679 military records available for the last name Gartley. For the veterans among your Gartley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gartley Life Expectancy

What is the average Gartley lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2003, in the United States, Gartley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gartley in 1944 was 41, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gartley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gartley 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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