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Comley Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from Comley in Shropshire or Combley on the Isle of Wight; both are named with Old English cumb ‘valley’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Corley, Coley, Cowley, Copley, Bodley, Oxley, Bromley, Boxley, Lumley

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Comley Family Origin

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Comley Family Occupations

What did your Comley ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Comley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Comley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Comley 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 Comley

Passenger List

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

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Comley Life Expectancy

What is the average Comley lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Comley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Comley in 1947 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Comley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Comley 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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