Yeley Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. It may be a variant of English Yeoley, which is most probably from an unidentified place named in Old English with ea ‘river’ (see Yeo) + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Tenley, Beley, Onley, Wiley, Seley, Eley, Selby, Alley, Verley

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Yeley Family Origin

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Yeley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Works F.B. Yd

    17%

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In 1880, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Yeley. The most common Yeley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Yeley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Yeley family was Works F.B. Yd.

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Between 1962 and 2004, Yeley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Yeley in 1962 was 44, and 52 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yeley

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