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Donley Name Meaning

Irish: probably a reduced form of Donnelly.

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


Similar surnames: Dooley, Conley, Denley, Dole, Cooley, Cowley, Gooley, Conly, Colley

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Donley Family Origin

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Donley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • School

    6%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Donley family was Butcher. Farmer, Labourer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donley. The most common Donley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Donley's were Farmers.

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Donley Historical Records

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Donley Life Expectancy

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