Golly Name Meaning

English (Cornwall): variant of Gulley. German: variant of Gohl, or in the south of Goll.

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


Similar surnames: Goley, Goll, Holly, Gully, Gilly, Gally, Boley, Goldy, Soll, Doll

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Golly Family Origin

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Golly Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Horse Trainer

    8%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Black Smith

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Horse Trainer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Golly. A less common occupation for the Golly family was Black Smith. The most common Golly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Golly's were Farmers.

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Golly Historical Records

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Golly Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Golly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Golly in 1962 was 71, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Golly

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