Gauley Family History

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Gauley Name Meaning

Reduced form of Irish McGauley.

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


Similar surnames: Gawley, Ganley, Cauley, Galley, Gallen, Gatley, Pauley, Mcauley

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Gauley Family Origin

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Gauley Family Occupations

What did your Gauley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gauley. The most common Gauley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Gauley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gauley family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Coal Miner

    4%

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

Gauley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gauley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gauley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Gauley

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gauley. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gauley. For the veterans among your Gauley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gauley Life Expectancy

What is the average Gauley lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gauley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gauley in 1957 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gauley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gauley 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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