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Ealy Name Meaning

English: variant of Ely .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ealey, Sealy, Mealy, Eary, Egly, Early, Aly, Dealy, Kealy, Fealy

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Where is the Ealy family from?

You can see how Ealy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ealy family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Ealy families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Ealy families living in Quebec. This was about 38% of all the recorded Ealy's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Ealy families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ealy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ealy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ealy. 33% of Ealy men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Ealy women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ealy were Farming and Cook. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Laundress
  • Housewife
  • Cook
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Ealy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ealy 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 380 immigration records available for the last name Ealy. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Ealy. For the veterans among your Ealy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ealy lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Ealy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ealy in 1948 was 29, and 73 in 2004.

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