Rolley Family History

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Rolley Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): variant spelling of Rowley.

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


Similar surnames: Roley, Tolley, Jolley, Polley, Colley, Rowlee, Rolle, Dolley, Crolley

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Rolley Family Origin

Where is the Rolley family from?

Rolley Family Occupations

What did your Rolley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rolley. A less common occupation for the Rolley family was School Teacher. The most common Rolley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 86% of Rolley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    86%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • School Teacher

    7%

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

Rolley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rolley Life Expectancy

What is the average Rolley lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rolley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Rolley in 1955 was 37, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rolley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rolley 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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