Pulley Family History

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Pulley Name Meaning

English: from Middle English Pulleis ‘man from Apulia’ (in Italy) (Middle English Poille, Poyle, Apuelle). English: habitational name from Pulley in Shropshire. German (of Slavic origin): from a personal name formed with Old Slavic bolij ‘more’, or a variant of Puley, from the medieval name of a Christian martyr Pelagius (from Greek pelagos ‘sea’).

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


Similar surnames: Gulley, Bulley, Paley, Puller, Galley, Dudley, Hulley, Pilley, Buley

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Pulley Family Origin

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Pulley Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Shoe Finisher

    3%
  • Basket Maker

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Pulley family was Basket Maker. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Shoe Finisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pulley. The most common Pulley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Pulley's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Pulley Historical Records

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Pulley Life Expectancy

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