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Sealy Name Meaning

English: variant of Seeley . Welsh: from the male personal name Selyf or Seleu medieval Welsh vernacular forms of Solomon which were replaced by that form in the Welsh Bible of 1588. Irish: variant of Shelley (in counties Cork and Kerry); elsewhere of English or Welsh origin as in 1 above and

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

Similar surnames: Dealy, Seal, Healy, Kealy, Sealey, Veale, Fealy, Mealy, Ealy, Seely

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Where is the Sealy family from?

You can see how Sealy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sealy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sealy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 24 Sealy families living in Quebec. This was about 38% of all the recorded Sealy's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Sealy families in 1911.
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What did your Sealy ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Sealy. 42% of Sealy men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Sealy women worked as an Income. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Clerk
  • Painter

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Income
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Census Records

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Sealy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sealy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Sealy. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Sealy. For the veterans among your Sealy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sealy lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Sealy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Sealy in 1945 was 64, and 75 in 2004.

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