Safley Family History

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Safley Name Meaning

Scottish (Lanarkshire): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Saley, Soley, Manley, Galley, Pasley, Sallee, Malley, Matley, Sidley

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Safley Family Origin

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Safley Family Occupations

What did your Safley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Safley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 66% of Safley's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Safley. A less common occupation for the Safley family was Machinist.

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  • Farmer

    66%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Machinist

    6%

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

Safley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Safley Life Expectancy

What is the average Safley lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Safley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Safley in 1960 was 39, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Safley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Safley 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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