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Shealy Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Shelley .

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


Similar surnames: Healy, Sheedy, Sheehy, Quealy, Sherry, Shely, Shead, Shealey, Dealy

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Where is the Shealy family from?

You can see how Shealy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shealy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Shealy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 6 Shealy families living in Lancashire. This was about 75% of all the recorded Shealy's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Shealy families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shealy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shealy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Shealy. 100% of Shealy men worked as a Builders Labourer and 100% of Shealy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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What Shealy family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Shealy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shealy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 578 immigration records available for the last name Shealy. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Shealy. For the veterans among your Shealy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shealy lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Shealy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Shealy in 1945 was 26, and 76 in 2004.

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