Purlee Family History

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Purlee Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Purley in Surrey.

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


Similar surnames: Murley, Pulley, Curley, Hurley, Burley, Durley, Pursley, Curlee

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Purlee Family Origin

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Purlee Family Occupations

What did your Purlee ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Purlee occupation in Canada was Going To School. 50% of Purlee's were Going To Schools. A less common occupation for the Purlee family was Lumberman. Going To School, Farmer and Servt were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Purlee.

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  • Going To School

    50%
  • Farmer

    19%
  • Servt

    13%
  • Lumberman

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Purlee ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Purlee Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Purlee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Purlee 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Purlee. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Purlee. For the veterans among your Purlee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Purlee Life Expectancy

What is the average Purlee lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Purlee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Purlee in 1960 was 64, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Purlee

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Purlee 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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