Nealy Name Meaning

Irish: reduced and altered form of McNeely.

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


Similar surnames: Neely, Nealey, Neal, Neily, Healy, Neally, Neary, Neill, Ney, Shealy

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Nealy Family Origin

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Nealy Family Occupations

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  • Mill Man

    23%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Seaman

    15%
  • Dress Maker

    8%

In 1881, the most common Nealy occupation in Canada was Mill Man. 23% of Nealy's were Mill Mans. Mill Man, Farmer and Seaman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nealy. A less common occupation for the Nealy family was Dress Maker.

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Nealy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Nealy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Nealy in 1950 was 55, and 65 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nealy

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