Gooley Family History

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Gooley Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Goulet. Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gabhlaigh, from gabhlach ‘forked’.

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


Similar surnames: Cooley, Dooley, Gorley, Toohey, Bohley, Looney, Toomey, Gurley

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Gooley Family Origin

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Gooley Family Occupations

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  • Confectioner

    10%
  • Dress-Maker

    10%
  • Farm Labourer

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%

In 1881, the most common Gooley occupation in Canada was Confectioner. 10% of Gooley's were Confectioners. Confectioner, Dress-Maker and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gooley. A less common occupation for the Gooley family was Farmer.

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Gooley Historical Records

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Gooley Life Expectancy

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