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Bulley Family History

Bulley Name Meaning
Norman habitational name from any of several places in northern France called Bouillé or Bully, from a Gaulish personal name of uncertain form and meaning + the locative suffix -acum.habitational name from Bulleigh in Devon or Bulley in Gloucestershire, both named with Old English bula ‘bull’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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21,574 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,351 Military Records
1,839 Immigration Records
18,480 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Bulley Families

  • Number of Bulley families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bulley families
     171 - 339
     58 - 170
     1 - 57
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bulley families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bulley Family Origin

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Bulley Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bulley

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Bulley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Bulley Civil War Service Records

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