Feeley Family History

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Feeley Name Meaning

reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fithcheallaigh ‘descendant of Fithcheallach’, a byname meaning ‘chess player’. See also McFeeley. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fáilbhe (see Falvey).

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


Similar surnames: Feeney, Keeley, Deeley, Neeley, Kegley, Seeley, Feely, Lepley, Exley

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Feeley Family Origin

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Feeley Family Occupations

What did your Feeley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Feeley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Feeley's were Farmers. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Feeley. A less common occupation for the Feeley family was Rope Maker.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Cigar Maker

    14%
  • Labourer

    14%
  • Rope Maker

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Feeley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Feeley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Feeley Life Expectancy

What is the average Feeley lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Feeley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Feeley in 1953 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Feeley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Feeley 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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