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Straley Family History

Straley Name Meaning
Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Strahle, a variant of Strahl, or of Strehle.

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

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11,676 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,169 Military Records
540 Immigration Records
8,866 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Straley Families

  • Number of Straley families
     34 - 65
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Straley families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Straley last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Straley census records

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Straley Family Origin

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Straley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Straley families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Straley

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Straley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Straley census records

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Straley Civil War Service Records

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