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Likely Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Possibly a variant of English Lightly, a surname of unexplained origin, assimilated by folk etymology to the vocabulary word likely.

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


Similar surnames: Lovely, Likes, Wakely, Lier, Tilly, Lakey, Lindly, Winey, Pilkey

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Likely Family Origin

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Likely Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Boat Man

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Likely family was Farm Laborer. The most common Likely occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Likely's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Boat Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Likely.

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Likely Life Expectancy

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