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Gawley Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced form of McGauley, a variant of McCauley. probably an Americanized form of German Golle, a variant of Gohl 1.

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


Similar surnames: Galley, Cawley, Gauley, Ganley, Gatley, Pasley, Dawley, Gailey

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Gawley Family Origin

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Gawley Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Brass Finisher

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Cooper

    9%

In 1880, the most common Gawley occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 9% of Gawley's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Gawley family was Cooper. Blacksmith, Brass Finisher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gawley.

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Gawley Historical Records

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Gawley Life Expectancy

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