Hilley Family History

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Hilley Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish: variant spelling of Hilly, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hIcheallaigh, itself a variant of Ó Fithcheallaigh ‘descendant of Fithcheallach’ (see Feeley).

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


Similar surnames: Halley, Hillen, Cilley, Hulvey, Tilley, Hanley, Wiley, Gilley, Hiller

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Hilley Family Origin

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Hilley Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    18%
  • Coal Miner

    12%
  • Boot Manufacturer

    6%
  • Chemist Assistant

    6%

In 1881, the most common Hilley occupation in the UK was Labourer. 18% of Hilley's were Labourers. Labourer, Coal Miner and Boot Manufacturer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilley. A less common occupation for the Hilley family was Chemist Assistant.

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Hilley Historical Records

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Hilley Life Expectancy

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