Shurley Family History

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Shurley Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Shirley.

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

Similar surnames: Sherley, Hurley, Gurley, Hunley, Chumley, Curley, Shibley, Sturkey

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Shurley Family Origin

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Shurley Family Occupations

What did your Shurley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shurley family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shurley. The most common Shurley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Shurley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Shurley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Shurley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shurley 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 322 immigration records available for the last name Shurley. 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 Shurley. For the veterans among your Shurley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shurley Life Expectancy

What is the average Shurley lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Shurley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Shurley in 1961 was 70, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shurley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shurley 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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