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Verley Surname Meaning

Flemish: shortened form of Dutch Van der Leij a topographic name for someone living near a lei lede ‘watercourse’. This surname is also found in France (Nord). English (Gloucestershire): variant of Varley .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Berley, Varley, Curley, Veley, Everley, Overly, Pelley, Berkey, Exley

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Where is the Verley family from?

You can see how Verley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Verley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Verley families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 26 Verley families living in Yorkshire. This was about 33% of all the recorded Verley's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Verley families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Verley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Verley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Verley. 100% of Verley 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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Verley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Verley 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Verley. 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 421 military records available for the last name Verley. For the veterans among your Verley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Verley lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Verley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Verley in 1962 was 74, and 54 in 2004.

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