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Duley Name Meaning

(of Norman origin): habitational name from any of several places in Calvados, France, called Ouilly, named with the Gallo-Roman personal name Ollius + the locative suffix -acum. Possibly also an altered spelling of Dooley.

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

Similar surnames: Buley, Durley, Dudley, Murley, Dulay, Duey, Huxley, Dally, Duke

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Where is the Duley family from?

You can see how Duley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Duley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Duley families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 26 Duley families living in New Brunswick. This was about 39% of all the recorded Duley's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Duley families in 1911.
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What did your Duley ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Duley. .

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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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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Duley. 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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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Duley. For the veterans among your Duley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Duley lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Duley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Duley in 1962 was 67, and 81 in 2004.

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