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Where is the Eley family from?
You can see how Eley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Eley families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 47 Eley families living in Ontario. This was about 60% of all the recorded Eley's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Eley families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Eley. 43% of Eley men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Eley women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eley were Clerk and Stitcher. .