Jelley Family History

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Jelley Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: Anglicized form of French Giles. This is believed to be a Huguenot name.

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


Similar surnames: Jelle, Melley, Kelley, Galley, Alley, Elley, Selley, Verley, Fenley

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Jelley Family Origin

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Jelley Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Charwoman

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jelley. A less common occupation for the Jelley family was Charwoman. The most common Jelley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Jelley's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Jelley Historical Records

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Jelley Life Expectancy

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