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Quigley Family History

Quigley Name Meaning
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coigligh ‘descendant of Coigleach’, a byname apparently representing a simplified form of coigealach ‘like a distaff’, ‘untidy person’. This was originally a Mayo name.

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

515,931 Historical Documents with Quigley on Ancestry.com
153,898 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
22,975 Military Records
21,428 Immigration Records
122,327 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Quigley Families

  • Number of Quigley families
     266 - 530
     89 - 265
     1 - 88
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Quigley families
     157 - 312
     53 - 156
     1 - 52
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Quigley families
     139 - 275
     47 - 138
     1 - 46
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Quigley Family Origin

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Quigley Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Quigley

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Quigley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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