Oiley Family History

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Oiley Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Onley, Iley, Riley, Oxley, Oley, Wiley, Miley, Ailey, Osley, Hiley

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Oiley Family Origin

Where is the Oiley family from?

Oiley Family Occupations

What did your Oiley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Oiley occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 100% of Oiley's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Oiley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Oiley Historical Records

What Oiley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 438 census records available for the last name Oiley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oiley 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 22 immigration records available for the last name Oiley. 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 12 military records available for the last name Oiley. For the veterans among your Oiley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oiley Life Expectancy

What is the average Oiley lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oiley 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oiley

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