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Dilley Family History

Dilley Name Meaning
English: possibly a pet form of an unrecorded Old English personal name Dylla, found as the first element in the place names Dillington (in the former Huntingdonshire) and Dilton (in Wiltshire).In some cases, possibly an altered spelling of French Dilly.

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

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Name Distribution of Dilley Families

  • Number of Dilley families
     59 - 115
     20 - 58
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dilley families
     122 - 242
     41 - 121
     1 - 40
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dilley families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dilley Family Origin

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Dilley Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Dilley

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Dilley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Dilley Civil War Service Records

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