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Dively Name Meaning

Variant of the Irish family name Divilly, a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhghiolla, from a personal name based on dubh ‘black’ + giolla ‘lad’.

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


Similar surnames: Diveley, Dilly, Kiely, Diver, Siverly, Tilly, Dacey, Wivell, Dovey

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Dively Family Origin

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Dively Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, the most common Dively occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Dively's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dively family was Keeping House. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dively.

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Dively Historical Records

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Dively Life Expectancy

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