Cearley Family History

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Cearley Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Zierle, a variant of Zier, or in Swabia, a pet form of Zyr, a short form of the personal name Zyriacus (see Zilch).

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


Similar surnames: Carley, Earley, Charley, Deatley, Beagley, Cerney, Kerley, Perley

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Cearley Family Origin

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Cearley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Keeps House

    8%
  • Black Smith

    4%

In 1880, the most common Cearley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Cearley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cearley family was Black Smith. Farmer, Farming and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cearley.

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Cearley Historical Records

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Cearley Life Expectancy

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