Easley Family History

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Easley Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Eisele. Compare Isley. English: unexplained. This name is quite widespread in Britain.

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


Similar surnames: Eisley, Teasley, Pasley, Earley, Rasey, Magley, Manley, Easter

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Easley Family Origin

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Easley Family Occupations

What did your Easley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Easley. 17% of Easley men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Easley women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Easley were Clerk and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farming
    2%
  • Clerk
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    8%
  • Teacher
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    5%
  • Cook
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Easley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 49,000 census records available for the last name Easley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Easley 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Easley. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Easley. For the veterans among your Easley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Easley Life Expectancy

What is the average Easley lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Easley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Easley in 1940 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Easley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Easley 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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