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Diffley Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhghiolla ‘descendant of the black lad’.

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


Similar surnames: Deeley, Duffney, Hilley, Diffin, Dudley, Guffey, Caffrey, Kimbley

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Diffley Family Origin

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Diffley Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    40%
  • Clerk

    20%
  • Cooper

    20%
  • Printer

    20%

In 1881, Labourer, Clerk and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Diffley. A less common occupation for the Diffley family was Printer. The most common Diffley occupation in Canada was Labourer. 40% of Diffley's were Labourers.

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Diffley Life Expectancy

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