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

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Southerly Family Occupations

What did your Southerly ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Farms

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%

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In 1880, the most common Southerly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Southerly's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Farms were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Southerly. A less common occupation for the Southerly family was Keeping House.

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Southerly Historical Records

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Southerly Life Expectancy

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