Graley Family History

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Graley Name Meaning

English: variant of Greeley. Possibly an Americanized form of German Greulich.

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

Similar surnames: Gramley, Gravley, Graney, Fraley, Gurley, Gales, Rabey, Raley, Gracey

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Graley Family Origin

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Graley Family Occupations

What did your Graley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Graley. 7% of Graley men worked as a General Labourer and 59% of Graley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Graley were Public Works Labourer and Charwoman Office Cleane

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Artificial Silk Manufacture Process Labourer Semi Skilled
  • Builders Labourer
  • Public Works Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • house Dutie
  • Capstan Lathe Hand Retired
  • Charwoman Office Cleane

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Graley Historical Records

What Graley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Graley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Graley 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 393 immigration records available for the last name Graley. 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 455 military records available for the last name Graley. For the veterans among your Graley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Graley Life Expectancy

What is the average Graley lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Graley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Graley in 1960 was 55, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Graley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Graley 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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