Egley Family History

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Egley Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Egli.

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

Similar surnames: Egly, Exley, Fegley, Emley, Epley, Begley, Egle, Wegley, Negley, Eley

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Egley Family Origin

Where is the Egley family from?

Egley Family Occupations

What did your Egley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Egley. The most common Egley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Egley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Egley family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith


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

Egley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Egley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Egley 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 180 immigration records available for the last name Egley. 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 644 military records available for the last name Egley. For the veterans among your Egley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Egley Life Expectancy

What is the average Egley lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Egley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Egley in 1961 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Egley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Egley 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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