Haley Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Yorkshire): habitational name from any of several places named with Old English heg ‘hay’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Hadley, Harley, Hawley, Hailey, Healey, Hanley, Hatley, Hagley, Caley

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Haley Family Origin

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Haley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • Servant

    4%
  • School

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Haley family was School. Farmer, Labourer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haley. The most common Haley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Haley's were Farmers.

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Haley Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Haley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Haley in 1943 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haley

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