Bliley Family History

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Bliley Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Bleile, a variant of Bleil.

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

Similar surnames: Buley, Liley, Balsley, Iley, Bohley, Bakley, Smiley, Begley, Briley

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Bliley Family Origin

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Bliley Family Occupations

What did your Bliley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bliley family was Laborer. The most common Bliley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bliley's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bliley.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farming

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bliley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bliley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bliley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bliley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 71 immigration records available for the last name Bliley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 274 military records available for the last name Bliley. For the veterans among your Bliley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bliley Life Expectancy

What is the average Bliley lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bliley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Bliley in 1960 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bliley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bliley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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