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Cawley Family History

Cawley Name Meaning
Irish: reduced form of McCauley.

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

215,899 Historical Documents with Cawley on Ancestry.com
79,046 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,984 Military Records
8,452 Immigration Records
52,621 Census and Voter Lists
68,796 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cawley Families

  • Number of Cawley families
     89 - 175
     30 - 88
     1 - 29
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cawley families
     260 - 518
     87 - 259
     1 - 86
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cawley families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Cawley Family Origin

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Cawley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cawley

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Cawley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cawley census records

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Cawley Civil War Service Records

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