Greeley Family History

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Greeley Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): nickname for someone with a pock-marked face, from Old Northern French greslé ‘pitted’, ‘scarred’ (from gresle ‘hailstone’, of Germanic origin).

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


Similar surnames: Gridley, Gurley, Wheeley, Seeley, Gruel, Greener, Greeney, Greenley

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Greeley Family Origin

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Greeley Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    20%
  • Grocer

    20%
  • Jobber Cotton Mill

    20%
  • Labourer Ironwork

    20%

In 1881, Baker, Grocer and Jobber Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greeley. The most common Greeley occupation in the UK was Baker. 20% of Greeley's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Greeley family was Labourer Ironwork.

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Greeley Historical Records

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Greeley Life Expectancy

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