Qualey Family History

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Qualey Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Quealy. Americanized or variant spelling of Norwegian Kvaløy, a habitational name from any of some ten farmsteads so named, from kval ‘whale’ + øy ‘island’ (Old Norse Hvaley).

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


Similar surnames: Quale, Qualley, Durley, Buley, Hulley, Gurley, Lumley, Curley, Dudley

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Qualey Family Origin

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Qualey Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    25%
  • Cotton Overlooker

    25%
  • Milliner

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%

In 1881, the most common Qualey occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 25% of Qualey's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Cotton Overlooker and Milliner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Qualey. A less common occupation for the Qualey family was Tailor.

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Qualey Historical Records

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Qualey Life Expectancy

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