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Conly Family History

Conly Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of Connolly.

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

Similar surnames: Conley, Conmy, Conoly, Convey, Cogley, Canny, Conry, Conely, Cooney

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Where is the Conly family from?

You can see how Conly families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Conly family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Conly families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 17 Conly families living in Ontario. This was about 44% of all the recorded Conly's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Conly families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Conly surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Conly ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Conly. 100% of Conly men worked as a Farmer. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Conly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Conly 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Conly. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Conly. For the veterans among your Conly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Conly lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Conly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Conly in 1943 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

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