Boley Name Meaning

South German: patronymic from a personal name derived from Pelagius (from Greek Pelagios, a derivative of pelagos ‘sea’; compare Spanish Pelayo). Saint Pelagius is the patron saint of Constance. English: variant of Bulley.

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


Similar surnames: Bolen, Buley, Soley, Boler, Bole, Bosley, Coley, Roley, Boxley, Boles

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Boley Family Origin

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Boley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boley. A less common occupation for the Boley family was Farm Laborer. The most common Boley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Boley's were Farmers.

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Boley Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Boley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Boley in 1942 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boley

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