Golly Family History

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Golly Name Meaning

English (Cornwall): variant of Gulley. German: variant of Gohl, or in the south of Goll.

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

Similar surnames: Goley, Goll, Holly, Gully, Gilly, Gally, Boley, Goldy, Soll, Doll

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Golly Family Origin

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Golly Family Occupations

What did your Golly ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Golly. 50% of Golly men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Farmers Son
  • Laborer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Golly Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Golly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Golly 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 692 immigration records available for the last name Golly. 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 859 military records available for the last name Golly. For the veterans among your Golly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Golly Life Expectancy

What is the average Golly lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Golly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Golly in 1962 was 71, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Golly 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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