Oilley Family History

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Oilley 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: Pilley, Cilley, Willey, Tilley, Dilley, Killey, Hilley, Milley

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Oilley Family Origin

Where is the Oilley family from?

Oilley Family Occupations

What did your Oilley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Oilley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Oilley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Oilley Historical Records

What Oilley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 84 census records available for the last name Oilley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oilley 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 6 immigration records available for the last name Oilley. 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 3 military records available for the last name Oilley. For the veterans among your Oilley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oilley Life Expectancy

What is the average Oilley lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oilley 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 Oilley

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