Buley Family History

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Buley Name Meaning

English: variant of the Norman habitational name Beaulieu, or possibly a variant of Bulley. Americanized spelling of Czech and Slovak Bulej (see Bula). Perhaps a variant of German Puley, from a short form for the medieval saint’s name Pelagius (see Boley).

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

Similar surnames: Bulley, Boley, Duley, Burley, Busey, Bruley, Pulley, Gurley, Bulen

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Buley Family Origin

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Buley Family Occupations

What did your Buley ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Bookbinder was the top reported job for people in the CA named Buley. 50% of Buley men worked as a Bookbinder

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Bookbinder
  • Bookkeeper

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

Buley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Buley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buley 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 658 immigration records available for the last name Buley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 816 military records available for the last name Buley. For the veterans among your Buley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buley Life Expectancy

What is the average Buley lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Buley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Buley in 1956 was 51, and 86 in 2004.

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