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Likely Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Possibly a variant of English Lightly, a surname of unexplained origin, assimilated by folk etymology to the vocabulary word likely.

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


Similar surnames: Lovely, Likes, Wakely, Lier, Tilly, Lakey, Lindly, Winey, Pilkey

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Likely Family Origin

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Likely Family Occupations

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  • Merchant

    40%
  • Contractor

    20%
  • Lumber Surveyor

    20%
  • Pumpmaker

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Likely family was Pumpmaker. Merchant, Contractor and Lumber Surveyor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Likely. The most common Likely occupation in Canada was Merchant. 40% of Likely's were Merchants.

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Likely Life Expectancy

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