Malley Family History

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Malley Name Meaning

Irish: shortened form of O’Malley, Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Máille.

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

Similar surnames: Halley, Manley, Talley, Maley, Mally, Melley, Galley, Lalley, Calley

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Malley Family Origin

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Malley Family Occupations

What did your Malley ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Malley. 17% of Malley men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Malley women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Malley were Clerk and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Farmer
  • Housework

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Malley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 60,000 census records available for the last name Malley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malley 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Malley. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Malley. For the veterans among your Malley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Malley Life Expectancy

What is the average Malley lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Malley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Malley in 1944 was 30, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Malley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Malley 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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