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Marley Family History

Marley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the various places so called, for example in Devon, Kent, and West Yorkshire. According to Ekwall, the first element of these place names is respectively Old English (ge)m?re ‘boundary’, myrig ‘pleasant’, and mearð ‘(pine) marten’. The second element in each case is Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’. This surname was taken to Ireland by a Northumbrian family who settled there in the 17th century.

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

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Name Distribution of Marley Families

  • Number of Marley families
     93 - 184
     32 - 92
     1 - 31
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Marley families
     299 - 595
     100 - 298
     1 - 99
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Marley families
     44 - 86
     15 - 43
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Marley Family Origin

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Marley Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Marley

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Marley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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