Gawley Family History

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Gawley Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced form of McGauley, a variant of McCauley. probably an Americanized form of German Golle, a variant of Gohl 1.

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


Similar surnames: Galley, Cawley, Gauley, Ganley, Gatley, Pasley, Dawley, Gailey

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Gawley Family Origin

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Gawley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Son

    12%
  • Farm Labourer

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Son and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gawley. A less common occupation for the Gawley family was Laborer. The most common Gawley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 65% of Gawley's were Farmers.

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Gawley Historical Records

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Gawley Life Expectancy

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