Negley Family History

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Negley Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Swiss German Nägele, Naegeli, or Nägeli, variants of Nagel.

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

Similar surnames: Begley, Fegley, Nogle, Egley, Remley, Phegley, Nelle, Epley, Cagley

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Negley Family Origin

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Negley Family Occupations

What did your Negley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Negley. 13% of Negley men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Negley women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Negley were Truck Driver and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Machine Operator
  • Seamstress

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

Negley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Negley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Negley 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 351 immigration records available for the last name Negley. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Negley. For the veterans among your Negley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Negley Life Expectancy

What is the average Negley lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Negley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Negley in 1948 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Negley 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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