Southerly Family History

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Southerly Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living in the ‘south clearing’, from Middle English suther(n) ‘southern’ + leye ‘clearing (in a wood)’.

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

Similar surnames: Sutherby, Southern, Southwell, Southall, Souter, Weatherly, Heatherly

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Southerly Family Origin

Where is the Southerly family from?

Southerly Family Occupations

What did your Southerly ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Butcher Factory Hand and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Southerly. 34% of Southerly men worked as a Butcher Factory Hand

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Butcher Factory Hand
  • House Porter
  • Yardman Cleanat Naaf

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Southerly Historical Records

What Southerly family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 945 census records available for the last name Southerly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Southerly 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 27 immigration records available for the last name Southerly. 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 309 military records available for the last name Southerly. For the veterans among your Southerly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Southerly Life Expectancy

What is the average Southerly lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Southerly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Southerly in 1965 was 74, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Southerly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Southerly 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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