Quigley Family History

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Quigley Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coigligh ‘descendant of Coigleach’, a byname apparently representing a simplified form of coigealach ‘like a distaff’, ‘untidy person’. This was originally a Mayo name.

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


Similar surnames: Quinley, Quinney, Quinlan, Quilty, Quidley, Shigley, Quillen, Curley

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Quigley Family Origin

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Quigley Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Tailor

    2%
  • Laborer

    1%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Quigley family was Laborer. The most common Quigley occupation in the UK was Labourer. 8% of Quigley's were Labourers. Labourer, Coal Miner and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quigley.

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Quigley Historical Records

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Quigley Life Expectancy

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