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Pulley Family History

Pulley Name Meaning
English: from Middle English Pulleis ‘man from Apulia’ (in Italy) (Middle English Poille, Poyle, Apuelle).English: habitational name from Pulley in Shropshire. RW.German (of Slavic origin): from a personal name formed with Old Slavic bolij ‘more’, or a variant of Puley, from the medieval name of a Christian martyr Pelagius (from Greek pelagos ‘sea’).

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

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Name Distribution of Pulley Families

  • Number of Pulley families
     46 - 90
     16 - 45
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pulley families
     80 - 158
     27 - 79
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Pulley last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Pulley Family Origin

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Pulley Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Pulley

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Pulley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Pulley census records

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Pulley Civil War Service Records

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