Dilley Family History

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Dilley Name Meaning

English: possibly a pet form of an unrecorded Old English personal name Dylla, found as the first element in the place names Dillington (in the former Huntingdonshire) and Dilton (in Wiltshire). In some cases, possibly an altered spelling of French Dilly.

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


Similar surnames: Dilly, Tilley, Willey, Cilley, Gulley, Lilly, Dillen, Diller, Killey

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Dilley Family Origin

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Dilley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, the most common Dilley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Dilley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dilley family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dilley.

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Dilley Historical Records

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Dilley Life Expectancy

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