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Longley Family History

Longley Name Meaning
English (mainly Nottinghamshire and South Yorkshire): variant of Langley.

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

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Name Distribution of Longley Families

  • Number of Longley families
     35 - 68
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Longley families
     411 - 820
     138 - 410
     1 - 137
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Longley families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Longley census records

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Longley Family Origin

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Longley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Longley

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Longley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Longley census records

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Longley Civil War Service Records

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