Reiley Family History

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Reiley Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Reilly. Altered spelling of German Reile or of Reihle, a variant of Reil 2, 3.

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

Similar surnames: Riley, Railey, Reilley, Reile, Reily, Remley, Kerley, Epley, Reckley

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Reiley Family Origin

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Reiley Family Occupations

What did your Reiley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Wire Cleaner and Agent For Lime Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reiley. A less common occupation for the Reiley family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Reiley occupation in the UK was Labourer. 10% of Reiley's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Wire Cleaner

  • Agent For Lime Merchant

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Reiley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Reiley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reiley 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Reiley. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Reiley. For the veterans among your Reiley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reiley Life Expectancy

What is the average Reiley lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Reiley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Reiley in 1949 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reiley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reiley 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.

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