Melley Family History

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Melley Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Irish Melly, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meallaigh, from meall ‘pleasant’.

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


Similar surnames: Malley, Melloy, Jelley, Kelley, Munley, Meller, Manley, Mealey

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Melley Family Origin

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Melley Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

In 1881, Farm Labourer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Melley. The most common Melley occupation in Canada was Farm Labourer. 50% of Melley's were Farm Labourers.

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Melley Historical Records

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Melley Life Expectancy

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Famous Melley Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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