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Greeley Family History

Greeley Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): nickname for someone with a pock-marked face, from Old Northern French greslé ‘pitted’, ‘scarred’ (from gresle ‘hailstone’, of Germanic origin).

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

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39,405 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,080 Military Records
3,064 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Greeley Families

  • Number of Greeley families
     78 - 153
     27 - 77
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Greeley families
     23 - 43
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Greeley families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Greeley Family Origin

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Greeley Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Greeley

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Greeley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Greeley Civil War Service Records

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