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Yeley Family History

Yeley Name Meaning
Origin unidentified. It may be a variant of English Yeoley, which is most probably from an unidentified place named in Old English with ea ‘river’ (see Yeo) + leah ‘woodland clearing’. dktent, pwh.

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

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1,963 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
240 Military Records
35 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Yeley Families

  • Number of Yeley families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Yeley families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Yeley last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Yeley census records

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Yeley Family Origin

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Yeley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Yeley

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Yeley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Yeley census records

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Yeley Civil War Service Records

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