Gawley Family History

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Gawley Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced form of McGauley, a variant of McCauley. probably an Americanized form of German Golle, a variant of Gohl 1.

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


Similar surnames: Galley, Cawley, Gauley, Ganley, Gatley, Pasley, Dawley, Gailey

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Gawley Family Origin

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Gawley Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Flour Dealer

    8%
  • Gen Lab

    8%

In 1881, Bricklayer, Coal Miner and Flour Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gawley. The most common Gawley occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 8% of Gawley's were Bricklayers. A less common occupation for the Gawley family was Gen Lab.

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Gawley Historical Records

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Gawley Life Expectancy

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