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Bulley Name Meaning

Norman habitational name from any of several places in northern France called Bouillé or Bully, from a Gaulish personal name of uncertain form and meaning + the locative suffix -acum. habitational name from Bulleigh in Devon or Bulley in Gloucestershire, both named with Old English bula ‘bull’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Burley, Buller, Buley, Hulley, Pulley, Bullen, Curley, Bodley, Billy

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Bulley Family Origin

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Bulley Family Occupations

What did your Bulley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bulley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Bulley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bulley family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bulley.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • At Home

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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Bulley Historical Records

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Bulley Life Expectancy

What is the average Bulley lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, Bulley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Bulley in 1960 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

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