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Dawley Family History

Dawley Name Meaning
Irish: variant of Daly.

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

112,050 Historical Documents with Dawley on Ancestry.com
18,049 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,017 Military Records
1,314 Immigration Records
19,229 Census and Voter Lists
70,441 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dawley Families

  • Number of Dawley families
     63 - 123
     22 - 62
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dawley families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dawley families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Dawley census records

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Dawley Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Dawley families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Dawley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Dawley families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Dawley

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Dawley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dawley census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Dawley ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Dawley Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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