Greely Family History

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Greely Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Greeley.

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

Similar surnames: Greenly, Creecy, Freeby, Grey, Greene, Greenley, Greek, Gately

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Greely Family Origin

Where is the Greely family from?

Greely Family Occupations

What did your Greely ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carpenter, Farmer and Farmer Labour were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greely. A less common occupation for the Greely family was Lob. Packer. The most common Greely occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 17% of Greely's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Farmer Labour

  • Lob. Packer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Greely ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Greely Historical Records

What Greely family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Greely. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greely 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Greely. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Greely. For the veterans among your Greely ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greely Life Expectancy

What is the average Greely lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Greely life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Greely in 1949 was 42, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greely

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greely 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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