Calley Family History

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Calley Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced and altered form of McCauley. Manx: variant of Callow.

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


Similar surnames: Caley, Galley, Talley, Cawley, Colley, Halley, Cauley, Calvey

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Calley Family Origin

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Calley Family Occupations

What did your Calley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calley. A less common occupation for the Calley family was Farm Laborer. The most common Calley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Calley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Calley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Calley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Calley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Calley

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Calley. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Calley. For the veterans among your Calley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Calley Life Expectancy

What is the average Calley lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Calley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Calley in 1957 was 29, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Calley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Calley 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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