Sheely Family History

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Sheely Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Shealy.

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

Similar surnames: Sheeley, Shely, Shelly, Sealy, Feely, Keely, Sheehe, Sweeny, Shiels

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Sheely Family Origin

Where is the Sheely family from?

Sheely Family Occupations

What did your Sheely ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Sheely occupation in the UK was Confectioner (Sugar Boiler). 20% of Sheely's were Confectioner (Sugar Boiler)s. Confectioner (Sugar Boiler), General Laborer and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheely. A less common occupation for the Sheely family was Miner Ironstone.

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  • Confectioner (Sugar Boiler)

  • General Laborer

  • Laundress

  • Miner Ironstone


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

Sheely Historical Records

What Sheely family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Sheely. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheely census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Sheely

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sheely. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Sheely. For the veterans among your Sheely ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheely Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheely lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Sheely life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sheely in 1945 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheely

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheely 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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