Caley Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from places in Eure and Seine-Maritime, France, called Cailly, from a Romano-Gallic personal name Callius + the locative suffix -acum. English: habitational name from a minor place called Caley in the parish of Winwick, Lancashire, named with Old English ca ‘jackdaw’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. Irish: reduced and altered form of McCauley. Manx: variant of Callow.

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

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Caley Family Origin

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Caley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

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Caley Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Caley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Caley in 1951 was 65, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caley

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