Ailey Name Meaning

English: habitational name, perhaps from a minor place in Herefordshire called Ailey, or alternatively from a place called Hailey (see Haley).

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

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Ailey Family Origin

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Ailey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • House Keeper

    7%
  • Keeps House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, House Keeper and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ailey. A less common occupation for the Ailey family was Laborer. The most common Ailey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Ailey's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Ailey | Data not to scale

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Ailey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Ailey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ailey in 1962 was 81, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ailey

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