Shealy Family History

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Shealy Name Meaning

Irish (County Clare): reduced form of O’Shealy, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sealbhaigh ‘descendant of Sealbhach’, a byname from the adjective sealbhach ‘having possessions’, ‘wealthy’.

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


Similar surnames: Healy, Sheedy, Sheehy, Quealy, Sherry, Shely, Shead, Shealey, Dealy

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Shealy Family Origin

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Shealy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Shealy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Shealy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shealy family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shealy.

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Shealy Historical Records

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Shealy Life Expectancy

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