Hulley Family History

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Hulley Name Meaning

English (South Yorkshire): possibly a habitational name from Ulley in South Yorkshire, probably so named from Old English ule ‘owl’ + leah ‘(woodland) clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Halley, Hurley, Huxley, Bulley, Shelley, Pulley, Lumley, Willey

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Hulley Family Origin

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Hulley Family Occupations

What did your Hulley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farm Labour and Farm Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hulley. The most common Hulley occupation in Canada was Farm Labour. 50% of Hulley's were Farm Labours.

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  • Farm Labour

  • Farm Servant


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

Hulley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Hulley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hulley 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 Hulley. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hulley. For the veterans among your Hulley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hulley Life Expectancy

What is the average Hulley lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2003, in the United States, Hulley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Hulley in 1952 was 57, and 74 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hulley 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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