Dillehay Family History

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Dillehay Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Delahaye, a topographic name for someone who lived on land enclosed by hedges, from de la haye ‘from the hedge’, or a habitational name from any of the various places named with this word, such as La Haye in Normandy, France.

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


Similar surnames: Diller, Dilly, Dilley, Willey, Dally, Milley, Tilley, Villela

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Dillehay Family Origin

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Dillehay Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Dillehay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Dillehay's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dillehay family was Laborer. Farmer, Baggage Master and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dillehay.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Baggage Master

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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Dillehay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dillehay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dillehay 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dillehay. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dillehay. For the veterans among your Dillehay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dillehay Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dillehay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dillehay in 1944 was 23, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dillehay ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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