Daley Family History

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Daley Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Daly.

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


Similar surnames: Dailey, Dalley, Dally, Dawley, Dale, Galey, Ealey, Kaley, Caley

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Daley Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Daley name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Daley. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    35%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    32%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • France

    4%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

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Daley Family Origin

Where is the Daley family from?

Daley Family Occupations

What did your Daley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Daley. The most common Daley occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Daley's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Daley family was Carpenter.

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Daley Historical Records

What Daley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 216,000 census records available for the last name Daley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 34,000 immigration records available for the last name Daley. 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 35,000 military records available for the last name Daley. For the veterans among your Daley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Daley Life Expectancy

What is the average Daley lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Daley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Daley in 1944 was 26, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Daley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Daley 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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