Begley Family History

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Begley Name Meaning

Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Beaglaoich ‘descendant of Beaglaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements beag ‘small’ + laoch ‘hero’. Possibly an altered spelling of German Böckle or Swiss Böckli, variants of Bock or of Böckler, an occupational name for a buckle maker or carrier, Middle Low German bokeler.

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


Similar surnames: Berley, Negley, Begle, Beagley, Fegley, Kegley, Magley, Besler

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Begley Family Origin

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Begley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Begley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Begley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Begley. A less common occupation for the Begley family was Carpenter.

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Begley Life Expectancy

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