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Hailey Name Meaning

English (southeastern): variant of Haley .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Haley, Hadley, Hawley, Hatley, Hanley, Harley, Gailey, Hagley, Bailey

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Where is the Hailey family from?

You can see how Hailey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hailey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hailey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 19 Hailey families living in British Columbia. This was about 32% of all the recorded Hailey's in Canada. British Columbia and 1 other province had the highest population of Hailey families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hailey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hailey ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Hailey. 60% of Hailey men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Hailey women worked as a Nurse. .

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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
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Nurse
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Census Records

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Hailey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hailey 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hailey. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Hailey. For the veterans among your Hailey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hailey lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hailey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hailey in 1951 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

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