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Begley Name Meaning

Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Beaglaoich ‘descendant of Beaglaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements beag ‘small’ + laoch ‘hero’. Possibly an altered spelling of German Böckle or Swiss Böckli, variants of Bock or of Böckler, an occupational name for a buckle maker or carrier, Middle Low German bokeler.

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


Similar surnames: Berley, Negley, Begle, Beagley, Fegley, Kegley, Magley, Besler

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Begley Family Origin

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Begley Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Begley family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Begley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 34% of Begley's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Begley.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Going To School

    14%
  • Labourer

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%

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Begley Historical Records

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Begley Life Expectancy

What is the average Begley lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, Begley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Begley in 1945 was 21, and 76 in 2004.

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