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Florey Name Meaning

English: variant of Fleury. German variant of the Huguenot name Fleury (see Flory).

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

Similar surnames: Flory, Lorey, Flore, Flury, Florer, Lory, Shorey, Clore, Florea

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Where is the Florey family from?

You can see how Florey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Florey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Florey families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 7 Florey families living in Alberta. This was about 50% of all the recorded Florey's in Canada. Alberta and 1 other province had the highest population of Florey families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Florey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Florey ancestors do for a living?

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

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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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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Florey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Florey 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 729 immigration records available for the last name Florey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Florey. For the veterans among your Florey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Florey lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Florey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Florey in 1950 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

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