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Figley Family History

Figley Name Meaning

Variant of Fegley a surname of German or Swiss German origin. Probably also an Americanized form of German Fiegle a variant of Fiegel .

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

Similar surnames: Fagley, Sigley, Feagley, Figler, Magley, Fegley, Cilley, Figge

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Where is the Figley family from?

You can see how Figley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Figley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Figley families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Figley family living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Figley's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Figley families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Figley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Figley ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Figley. 50% of Figley men worked as a Labourer. .

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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

  • Labourer
  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Figley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Figley 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 138 immigration records available for the last name Figley. 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 943 military records available for the last name Figley. For the veterans among your Figley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Figley lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Figley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Figley in 1962 was 73, and 79 in 2004.

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